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For questions about the representation of speech sounds with phonetic symbols. Note that English Language Learners is NOT a transcription service; those kind of questions are generally off-topic and are therefore often closed.

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Please pay attention to our camera

What's the appropriate wording for an emcee at an occasion to ask people on stage to look at the camera for a group photo? Is it good to say "please pay attention to our camera"?
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What is phonetic transcription of “uses”

I don't know exact pronunciation of these words. It's hard for me to hear what sound there is "e", "ə" or "ɪ". And on the end I suppose there is "s", possibly "z"? verb "use" [juːz], third person ...
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What does the dot in the English transcription of the word “eerie” mean?

Here is the transcription /ˈɪr.i/. It is from Cambridge Dictionary. Does it mean that I need to say the letter r and i separately? If so, then I am confused because I thought that it is the role of ...
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Transcription please. What is she saying? [closed]

When I was watching this ABC news, I could not catch what the female doctor is saying from 1:25~ "For every illegal price *******************". Could someone help me please. Thanks.
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How do we pronounce “Universe”

Which is closer to the right transcription of the word "Universe"? junɪvers or junɪvr̩s Do we actually pronounce the e that is before the r. In other words, do we say vrse or v'e'rse
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Difference between pronounciation [closed]

Is there a difference between how we pronounce the: The verb "use" and The noun 'use" In other words, the transcription for the verb use is juz is the transcription of the noun "use" ...
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How to Transcribe A Word That The Speaker Doesn't Known

When transcribing spoken dialogues between individuals, what do we write if the words are ambiguous? Example 1: Hyun: How do you spell witch in English? Jim: Which 'which' are you asking ...
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Is Google Translate transcription scheme of English words suitable?

They use indications of long vowels and in general very appealing compared to weird IPA. On the other hand, their transcription of Russian is wrong and I would say, unsuitable. For instance, in their ...
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What is he saying in this video [closed]

https://youtu.be/Qg0pO9VG1J8 In the time 0:57 the guy in the strikes shirt is saying Something like HE'S DEFINITELY NOT ... Can you help me figure out what's he saying