User:Rëdbl Speling/Prnunciätion exrcïses: "oo" and "öö"

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ʊ

fööt /fʊt/

boot /buːt/

The sëquence "öö" is alwäs prnounced as /ʊ/.

The sëquence "oo" can be prnounced bäsicly as /uː/. There are, of corse, exeptions, nöted belö.

Many stüdents ar not awär that /uː/ and /ʊ/ are difrnt phönëms. For them a prërequisit lesn is Pronunciation exercises: /uː/ vs /ʊ/.

/uː/[edit]

IPA vowels
æ ɑː
trap father - start
e
dress face square
ɪ ɪə
kit fleece near
ɒ əʊ ɔː
lot goat taught
ʊ ʊə
foot goose mature
juː jʊə
cute cure
ʌ ə ɜː
strut comma nurse
ɔɪ
price mouth choice
IPA consonants
Normal sound: /b, d, f, g, h, k, l, m, n, p, r, s, t, v, w, z/
 ʃ  ŋ
show church sing
ʒ  j 
usual judge you
θ ð s
think that see
IPA Stress
ˈ Primary stress
hotel /həʊˈtel/
ˌ Secondary stress
understand
/ˌʌndərˈstænd/
IPA Syllabification
. nitrate /ˈnaɪ.treɪt/, night-rate /ˈnaɪt.reɪt/
  • boom - boost - boot - brood - choos - cool - coot - croonr - doom - drool - droop - food - fool - hoop - hoot - loop - loose - loot - mood - moon - moose - moot - noon - pool - proof - root - scool - scoonr - scoop - shoot - soon - spook - spool - snookr - snooz - stool - stoop - tool - toot - tooth - troop - zoom

At the end of the word "oo" alwäs sounds /uː/. Stress marks aded to facilität prnunciätion.

  • bamˈboo - boo - ˈcuckoo /ˈkʊkuː/ - ˈigloo - kangˈroo - moo - shamˈpoo - shoo - taˈboo - taˈtoo - too - ˈvoodoo - ˈWatrloo or Watrˈloo - zoo

/ʊ/[edit]

Önly a few consnants can follow /ʊ/.

  • "d": childhööd - gööd - hööd - neibrhööd - stööd - undrstööd - wööd
  • "k": böök - bröök - cöök - cröök - höök - löök - röök - shöök - töök
  • "l": wööl
  • "t": fööt - föötball - sööt

Some people add "f" and "m" to the above consnants (see "/uː/ or /ʊ/" below).

  • "f": hoof - hööf; roof - rööf;
  • "m": broom - brööm; groom - grööm; room - rööm;

/uː/ or /ʊ/[edit]

In the 1920s and erlier the mor üsüal prnunciätion of room was probably /rʊm/. In the Ünïted Kingdm in 1988, 81% prnounced /ruːm/. In the Ünïted Stäts in 1993 the figure was hïer: 93%.[1]

Othr exampls: bedroom - bedrööm; blooming - blööming (swär word); broom - brööm; groom - grööm; hoof - hööf;[2] mushroom - mushrööm; roof - rööf;[3] room - rööm; roomy - röömy; root - rööt (önly as a väriant in Americn English);[4]

Exeptions[edit]

"öo"

  • /əʊ ɒ/: cöoprät - cöopration - zöologist - zöology
  • /əʊ ə/: zöologicl
  • /əʊ ɔː/: cöordinate - cöordinätion - micröorganism

Homophöns[edit]

  • root - rüt; shoe - shoo; too - two; wood - woud;

Variant words[edit]

  • root - röötAmE

Refrnces[edit]

Së alsö[edit]