TH: /θ, ð/ at the beginning of a word Tuesday, May 23, 2017 by Eva Easton 4 Comments Written TH is pronounced several ways.Where do we find written th at the beginning of a word? Now it’s your turn.Here’s your audio pronunciation quiz.voiceless /θ/ … voiced /ð/ … irregular /t/? 1. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/th-thief.mp3 thief /θ/ /ð/ /t/ 2. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/th-three.mp3 three /θ/ /ð/ /t/ 3. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/th-these.mp3 these /θ/ /ð/ /t/ 4. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/th-thursday.mp3 Thursday /θ/ /ð/ /t/ 5. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/th-thyme.mp3 thyme /θ/ /ð/ /t/ 6. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/th-thorough.mp3 thorough /θ/ /ð/ /t/ 7. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/th-this.mp3 this /θ/ /ð/ /t/ 8. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/th-though.mp3 though /θ/ /ð/ /t/ 9. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/th-theater.mp3 theater /θ/ /ð/ /t/ 10. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/th-they.mp3 they /θ/ /ð/ /t/ 11. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/th-thumb.mp3 thumb /θ/ /ð/ /t/ 12. https://www.evaeaston.com/wp-content/uploads/th-that.mp3 that /θ/ /ð/ /t/ Time's up Related Lessons: TH: beginning of a wordTH: middle of a wordTH: end of a wordTH: cloth, clothes, clothingTH: mouth or mouseTH: 4th-20th numbersWonder Word: withWonder Word: without You might be interested in this: Word Final -ED Course Tell your friends. Share this lesson.
Lorwiza B Marilla says
It was excellent
Eva Easton says
Thank you Lorwiza,
TH is an important sound in American English.
Eva Easton says
Thank you, Dora. I’m glad my work is useful to you.