IPA will help you with English, but also for learning any language!
Nope, it’s not the beer, though that’s pretty great too! The IPA stands for the International Phonetic Alphabet and is a standardized way to write down the sounds of any language. Sounds impossible, doesn’t it? But we’ll see how this system captures nuances of sounds in the world’s languages and why this is a great tool not only for understanding English, but also for learning any language.
You might have seen transcriptions before that almost look like English, but not quite, like the following for the word ‘casing’:Read More