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118 ae

/æ/

In this lesson, students learn to reproduce the /æ/ sound. They practice writing and producing this short vowel sound through various tasks and compare /æ/ and /ɑ/. Includes a pronunciation diagram and audio.

Please note that this lesson is based on the typical North American pronunciation of /æ/. Pronunciation of this sound may differ by country and/or region.

Tasks
  • pronouncing /æ/
  • listen & repeat
  • spelling
  • comparing /æ/ and /ɑ/
Tasks

Launch

Due

Answer Key

  • Listen & Type

  • Comparing /æ/ and /a/

  • Image Match B

  • Image Match A

  • Listen & Repeat

  • Pronouncing /æ/