Tag Archives: mouth

English, as she is spoke – a guide to the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) symbol, place of articulation, sound and example word created by Language Base Camp what sez:

Pronounce the words from left to right. Can you feel where the sounds are being produced and find them in the IPA chart above?


Not quite as appealing as your outside voice. To wit:

This real-time MRI film shows live the movements in the mouth and pharynx during speech: The spatio-temporal coordination of the lips, tongue, soft palate and larynx becomes visible, which is necessary to form vowels, consonants and coarticulations



Youtuber Sarah Ellen (who achieved internet fame a few years ago with her genuinely phenomenal ‘dancing eyebrows’ viral) seamlessly matches her facial expressions to the mouth movements of Wrigley’s Juicy Fruit “Sweet Talk” iOS app.



20 year-old Francisco Domingo Joaquim from Sambizanga in Angola: holder of the 2011 Guinness World Record for Widest Mouth.

We keep thinking about this guy.