[1.0] The Vowels of “Mid-Atlantic”

These vowel sounds offer a guide to a generic, non-local English accent which can easily be understood by native speakers around the world.

The Sounds of “Mid-Atlantic”

Checked Free Steady State Free Dipthongs
ɪ        KIT I         FLEECE eɪ      FACE
e        DRESS ɑ        PALM oʊ     BOAT
æ       TRAP ɔ        THOUGHT aɪ      PRICE
ʊ       FOOT u        GOOSE ɔɪ       CHOICE
ʌ        CUP   aʊ      MOUTH
ə        boNUS    
i         happy