Unit 3

Unit 4

Unit 5

Unit 6

Unit 7

Unit 8

The recommendations given here reflect a commonly-adopted pedagogically practical compromise involving the admixture of the treatment of some sounds as they developed in late classical or postclassical pronunciation. One may attempt a more purist pronunciation (for instance of theta and phi), but this has been found to cause many students to commit spelling errors that are avoided with the compromise system. More details about particular sounds are given in the Pronunciation Guide module.

Some words in the vocabularies of Units 3-8 of the second edition are not at this time represented in the pronunciation examples in this module.


In this (June 2015) revision of the pronunciation modules, the sounds have been converted to mp3 format and are played directly from a javascript command, without the need for the Quicktime plugin. Up-to-date browsers should have no trouble playing the sounds. And they play on iOS devices (and perhaps on Android devices as well).

If you are stuck with an old browser for some reason, the older version of Pronunciation Practice (requiring Quicktime plugin) can be accessed by clicking this link.