Phonemic chart keyboard
Type in phonetic symbols and learn English pronunciation

Type in phonemic characters

  1. Click on the symbols with your mouse to spell out your word.
  2. Copy them from the textfield below.
  3. If using Word or another word processor, select a unicode font : usually Gentium, Arial Unicode MS or Lucida Sans Unicode.
  4. Paste into your software.

You can also save your word as a png image file (click save as image).

- British vowels - American vowels - show hints
single vowels
i: ɪ ʊ u:
sheep ship book shoot
e ə ɜ: ɔ:
left teacher her door
æ ʌ ɑ: ɒ
hat up far on
ɪə / ˈ
here wait
ʊə ɔɪ əʊ ˌ
tourist coin show  
hair like mouth  
p b t d ʧ ʤ k g
pea boat tree dog cheese joke coin go
f v θ ð s z ʃ ʒ
free video thing this see zoo sheep television
m n ŋ h l r w j
mouse now thing hope love run we you

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Transcribe words to phonetics




  • Ladefoged, Peter (2006), A Course in Phonetics (5th ed.), Fort Worth: Harcourt College Publishers
  • Underhill, Adrian (2005), Sound Foundations: Learning and Teaching Pronunciation, Oxford: Macmillan Publishers

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