audio example by a male speaker
audio example by a female speaker
the above transcription of food is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.
press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of food
press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of food
An example use of food in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… it's like it's got food on its lips that …”
Food is any substance that people eat or drink to provide nourishment and energy.
the word food occurs in english on average 360.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that food can be often used in the following areas:
1) food and health;
2) life, nature, and living environment;