how to pronounce phonetics


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the above transcription of phonetics 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.

phonetics is pronounced in three syllables

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of phonetics


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video examples of phonetics pronunciation

An example use of phonetics in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… is I work in forensic phonetics and that …”

meanings of phonetics


  1. The study of the physical sounds of human speech, concerned with the physical properties of speech sounds (phones), and the processes of their physiological production, auditory reception, and neurophysiological perception, and their representation by written symbols.

phonetics frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word phonetics occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics phonetics can be related to

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 phonetics can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

words that rhyme with phonetics


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