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Vowel Tutorials

Monophthongs and their relative tongue positions

Monophthongs - Southern British Standard vs Scottish English

Diphthongs - changes in tongue position during pronunciation

Vowel variation across different accent systems


NB. The word list used to illustrate vowel variation accross different accent systems is taken from John Wells' Lexical Set.
(Wells, J., (1982). Accents of English (3 vols). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)