The words below are pronounced by former Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard.
First, can you arrange the first sounds of each diphthong - æ, a, a, ɑ - from the front past of mouth to inner parts? (e.g. [i] > [ii]=[iii] > [iv])
Australian [or her pronunciation] / ɑ/ in hard is pronounced at more front than RP?
- Australian [or her pronunciation] / aɪ/ in deny is pronounced at more back than RP?
[i] /æɪ/ participating, representation, way, campaign
[ii] /aɪ/ deny, I, pricing, ironing
[iii] /aʊ/ now, about, out, house
[iv] /ɑː/ hard, March, behalf, carbon