Moodle IPA Filter could help add dictionary-like pronunciation to your courses


ipaThe International Phonetic Alphabet helps learners and logophiles understand the intended pronunciation. You may recognize it from english language dictionaries as the bit with the upside down e’s, œ and ε.


The language can now also be leveraged in Moodle through the IPA Filter (sadly nothing to do with hoppy beer), “This filter will treat text between hyphen/curly-brace combinations as X-SAMPA to be rendered as Unicode IPA. Mark the beginning of X-SAMPA with “-{” and the end with “}-“.”

Download the filter at The filter was contributed recently by Kevin Wiliarty of Smith College.