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

IPA listening tests

These pages contain listening tests to help you to develop your skills in identifying speech sounds as represented in the main sections of the IPA chart. The links below take you to tests containing sounds from the named categories.

System requirements

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How to work the tests