Vocabulary for Preliminary Practice Tests

+ Vocab-list 1

+ Vocab-list 2

+ Vocab-list 3

+ Vocab-list 4

+ Vocab-list 5

SOUNDS ENGLISH

Sounds English

UNIT 1 – Distinguish between /e/ and /ɪ/

/ɪ/ If  and /e/ egg

UNIT 2 – Distinguish between /s/ and /ʃ/

/s/ so and /ʃ/ shop

UNIT 3 – Distinguish between /ʃ/ and //

/ʃ/ shop and // chop

UNIT 4 – Distinguish /dʒ/, /tʃ/ and /ʒ/

// gin, // chin and /ʒ/ pleasure

UNIT 5 – Distinguish /j/ and /dʒ/

/j/ yes and // judge

UNIT 6 – Distinguish /s/ and /z/

/s/ sip and /z/ zip

UNIT 7 – Distinguish /h/ and no /h/

/h/ hand

UNIT 8 – Distinguish /p/ and /b/

/p/ pen and /b/ bed

UNIT 9 – Distinguish /t/ and /d/

/t/ ten and /d/ den

UNIT 10 – Distinguish /k/ and /g/

/k/ cot and /g/ got

UNIT 11 – Distinguish /l/ and /r/

/l/ lip and /r/ rip

UNIT 12 – Distinguish /l/, /n/ and /r/

/l/ lip, /n/ nip and /r/ rip

UNIT 13 – Distinguish /v/, /f/ and /p/

/v/ van, /f/ fan and /p/ pan

UNIT 14 – Distinguish /b/, /v/ and /w/

/b/ bad, /v/ voice and /w/ wet

UNIT 15 – Distinguish /n/, /ŋ/ and /m/

/n/ no, pin, /ŋ/ thing and /m/ me, thumb

UNIT 16 – Distinguish /θ/, /ð/, /s/ and /z/

/θ/thin, /ð/ this, /s/so and /z/ zoo

UNIT 17 – Distinguish /θ/, /t/ amd /ð/, /d/

/θ/thin and /t/ tin, /ð/ that and /d/ dad 

UNIT 18 – Distinguish /θ/, /ð/ amd /f/, /v/

/θ/thin and /ð/ this, /f/ fine and  /v/ voice

UNIT 19 – Say clusters of consonants

more about clusters of consonants 

fs

ks

kw

ld

lt

nz

sh

sk

sp

st

ts

θr

UNIT 20 – Link and blend sounds

UNIT 21 – Vowels

short vowel /ə /

UNIT 22 – Vowels: Distinguish /i:/ and /ɪ/

long and short vowels /i:/ and /ɪ/

UNIT 23 – Vowels: Distinguish /æ/ and /e/

short vowels /æ/ and /e/

UNIT 24 – Vowels: Distinguish /æ/ and /ʌ/

short vowels /æ/ and /ʌ/

UNIT 25 – Vowels: Distinguish /ɒ and /ɔ:/

short and long vowels /ɒ/ and /ɔ:/

UNIT 26 – Vowels: Distinguish /əʊ/and /ɔ:/

dipthong and long vowel /əʊ/ and /ɔ:/

UNIT 27 – Vowels: Distinguish /u:/ and /ʊ/

long and short vowels /u:/ and /ʊ/

UNIT 28 – Vowels: Distinguish /ɑː/ and /ɜː/

long vowels /ɑː/ and /ɜː/

UNIT 29 – Vowels: Distinguish /eɪ/ and /e/

dipthong and short vowel /eɪ / and /e/

UNIT 30 – Vowel Clusters: Distinguish // and /eɪ/

dipthongs // and /eɪ /

UNIT 31 – Vowel Clusters: Distinguish /aɪ/, /ɔɪ/and //

dipthongs //, /ɔɪ/and //