Test 4. How many sounds are the same? - EngTips

Look at and listen to these pairs of words.

  • Peter and These start with the same consonant sound /р/, but the following vowel sound is different: /pi:tə/ and /рерə/.
  • Peter and These start with the same three sounds: /pi:tə/ and /pi:tsə/.

Now read the following pairs of words. How many identical sounds do they start with? Listen to the recording to check how they are pronounced.

Examples:

Peter / pepper ___1____

Peter / pizza    ___3____

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