Pay attention to the following
before you start reading.
In phonetics where you see:
Capital letters is where the word is accented. ee or i is pronounced as the ee in word beet. e as the e in the word bet. a as the a in the word father. o as the o in the word only. ou as the ou in the word Lou. x as the x in the word fox. th or th like the th in think. th or th like the th in this.
Where you see a " y " or a (red) " g " in the phonetics for that
word, that " g " is
pronounced like the y in yes, or
like the w in wad
Learn the Greek words for Amphibians and reptiles.
Capital letters is where the word is emphasized (accented). See
Accent for more information.