Students studying for English degree at a French university will almost certainly find that their curriculum includes a course in English phonetics, usually in the first of second year of their studios. This will include acquiring a certain degree of proficiency in phonemic transcription. This book does not replace such a course, but these students will find it an invaluable aid in acquiring the necessary skills. It includes all the basic information, including spelling variants, on each of the phonemes of English, and it provides an extensive range of exercises in phonemic transcription, with a corrected version. Working through these exorcises will give the student a high degree of proficiency in transcription, and an understanding of the way English functions phonetically.