About Diphthongs



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Example of R. P. Diphthongs (British English)    »Click here to see the simple vowels.

                    stay                    why                      boy                   near         
       tour                bear           home               now       

Click the following links to see the diphthongs of these accents of English:
British (Received Pronunciation 2) British (London Cockney) British (London area)
American (General/Midwest) American (West Coast) American (North East)
American (Deep South) Irish (southern) British (Northern Ireland)
British (Scotland) British (South Wales) British (Manchester/Mancunian)
British (Liverpool/Scouse) British (Newcastle/Geordie) Australian English
New Zealand English South African English French Accent
Indian Accent



To study the sounds in more detail please visit  English Pronunciation.


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