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For the main Learning the International Phonetic Alphabet page, click here.

IPA chart with video illustrations

This page provides a clickable version of the IPA chart with links to videos of the relevant sounds being produced by Andrew Linn and Sandra Whiteside. Everyone's vocal organs are slightly different so your own pronunciations may be a little different from those in the videos.

The videos should play on any modern system. If no videos appear check whether your browser supports the video element and if not, try a browser which does.

Click parts of the chart below to bring up an enlarged view then click on the symbols to watch the video in a pop-up window. If you are accessing this site on a computer (as opposed to a touchscreen device) then you may see labels for sounds when you hover over symbols.
IPA Chart, 2005
pulmonic nonpulmonic other vowels diacritics suprasegmentals tones