Rather than add more to this, I thought I’d try a more (solely) game-based site. After all, there’s no harm in making revision fun! I’ve set about making some random Sporcle quizzes for DipTESOL trainees. Here are the links to what I’ve done so far – it’s a work in progress so I’ll keep adding if people find them useful.
Can you select the correct location for each phoneme in Underhill’s phonemic chart
Can you choose the one sound in the phonemic chart that appears in each word listed? (note: based on RP)
Can you pick the correct phoneme(s) on the chart based on the description?
Can you type the correct word based on its phonemic transcription? All transcriptions have been taken from phonemicchart.com and are based on words in isolation (UK English). A Blitz quiz on Sporcle is very quick – you only have 3 minutes to complete this one…
Can you select the words which include each diphthong? All answers based on RP
Can you match the phonology term to the correct definition? BEWARE! Minefield quizzes mean one wrong answer and it’s game over!
Enjoy, and let me know if you want any more!
Just for fun, here is the first Sporcle quiz I made…
Can you match the English language teaching books to the correct author(s)?
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