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HOMEMADE PRONUNCIATION OF ENGLISH

FOR PORTUGUESE-SPEAKING STUDENTS

(when I write it on the board and they pronounce it right over and over, it's a recipe that works!)

 

Pronunciation can be really hard! Click here and see for yourself!

 

 

 

Pronunciation I - P A - H
Pronunciation Q - Z a /ei/
always /ólueiz/ sempre
anorak /ánórák/ anoraque
apple /épal/ maçã
April /eipril/ Abril
arrived /araivd/ chegou, chegava
asked /ásskt/ perguntou, perguntava
ate /eit/ comeu, comia
August /ógast/ Agosto
awful

 

/óful/

 

terrível, horrível

 

b /bi/
baseball /beissból/ baseball
bay /bei/ baía
be /bi/ ser, estar
became /bikeim/ tornou-se, tornava-se
biscuit /biskit/ bolacha
bought /bót/ comprou, comprava
break /breik/ intervalo
breakfast /brékfast/ pequeno almoço
brought /brót/ trouxe, trazia
busy /bizi/ ocupado
buy

 

/bai/

 

comprar

 

c /si/
called /kóld/ chamou, chamava
came /keim/ veio, vinha
carried /kérid/ levou, levava
chair /tchér/ cadeira
Chemistry /kémistri/ Química
chew /tchu/ mastigar
child /tchaild/ criança
children /tchíldran/ crianças
cinema /sínemá/ cinema
climb /klaim/ trepar
climbed /klaimd/ trepou, trepava
coffee /kófi/ café
comb /koum/ pentear; pente
complete /kamplíte/ completar; completo
completed /kamplítid/ completou, completava
computer /kampiutar/ computador
could /kud/ pude, podia
cried /kraid/ chorou, chorava
cucumber /kiukambar/ pepino
cupboard /cabard/ armário
customer /kastamar/ cliente
cute /kiut/ giro
cycle

 

/saikal/

 

andar de bicicleta

 

d /di/
December /dissembar/ Dezembro
dictionary /díkshionéri/ dicionário
dining room /daining/ sala de jantar
dialogue /daialóg/ diálogo
dipped /dipt/ mergulhou, mergulhava
does /daz/
doesn't

 

/dazent/

 

e /i/
easy /ízi/ fácil
evening /ivening/ fim de tarde
exam /egzám/ exame
excuse

 

/ékzkiuze/

 

desculpar

 

f /éfe/
fare /fér/ bilhete, passagem
February /fébruéri/ Fevereiro
/fébiuéri/
fell /fél/ caiu, caía
find /faind/ achar, encontrar
fine /fain/ óptimo
finished /fínishd/ acabou, acabava
found /faund/ encontrou, encontrava
Friday /fraidei/ sexta
fries

 

/fraiz/

 

batatas fritas

 

g /dji/
gates /geitz/ portões
gave /geiv/ deu, dava
Geography /djiógrafi/ Geografia
go /gou/ ir
great

 

/greit/

 

óptimo, bestial

 

h /eitch/
had /hád/ teve, tinha
happened /háppand/ aconteceu, acontecia
hated /heitid/ detestou, detestava
have /háv/ ter
headache /hédeik/ dor de cabeça
heavy /hévi/ pesado
helped /hélpt/ ajudou, ajudava
here /hiar/ aqui
high /hai/ alto
High School /hai/ /skul/ escola secundária
History /hístori/ História
house /haus/ casa
how /hau/ como
Hugh /hiu/ Hugo

 

Updated on 3Jun03

Created on 15January2003

Teresa Almeida d'Eça

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