audio example by a male speaker
audio example by a female speaker
the above transcription of income 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 income
press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of income
An example use of income in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… their main source of income in 1877 the …”
Income is the amount of money that a person or company earns from the sale of goods or services.
the word income occurs in english on average 120.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 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 income can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;