audio example by a male speaker
audio example by a female speaker
The above transcription of literature 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 literature
press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of literature
An example use of literature in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… i'm putting it out in the literature for …”
Literature is the body of written works produced by human authors.