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    Phonetic script

    Hello sir,
    Please can you help me guide to tackle phonetic script reading. How to better transcript the phonetic into readable English text.


    Thanks

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    Re: Phonetic script

    Quote Originally Posted by Benise View Post
    Hello sir,
    Please can you help me guide to tackle phonetic script reading. How to better transcript the phonetic into readable English text.
    Hi, Benise, and welcome to the forum!

    Please don't address members as "sir". Don't you want to get answers from our female members?
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Phonetic script

    It's not really any different from learning to read any other kind of script, Benise. You have to learn what sounds the symbols represent.

    Why do you want to do this? There are programs that can do this for you.

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    Re: Phonetic script

    Quote Originally Posted by Benise View Post
    Hello. sir,

    Please can you help me guide to tackle phonetic script reading? How to can I better transcript transcribe the phonetic script into readable English text?

    Thanks.
    Welcome to the forum.

    Please note my corrections above. Remember to end sentences/questions with the correct punctuation mark. We don't start questions with "How to". By saying "better transcribe" you are suggesting that you are already at at least a basic level. Is there a particular reason that you need to transcribe phonetic script to standard text?
    Last edited by GoesStation; 20-Nov-2019 at 22:11. Reason: Add a missing word.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Phonetic script

    You have to know the script to work back to English spelling, but normally it is about putting written words into the script, which can be done through tools like this:
    http://www.e-lang.co.uk/mackichan/call/pron/type.html

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