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A Word stress and vowel clarity

Q A Jtearvowels_______________________________________ Listen to this word. Which -a — Has a clear vowel sound? Baneιna Only the stressed -a — Is said with a clear sound. When a syllable is stressed, the vowel in it is extra clear as well as extra long. β Schwa__________________________________________ The other two vowels in banana are Reduced to …

Clear listening test

How you hear English is closely connected with how you speak English. Part 1. Consonants____________________________ [io points] Listen. You will hear either sentence A Or sentence B. Circle the letter of the sentence you hear. 1. a. Do you want everything? Do you wash everything? 2. a. They saved old bottles, b. They save old …

More consonant work

Part 1 ∕r∕ and /1/ Q Д Listening to Irl and IM______________________ 1 Listen and pay attention to the final sound in each word. Car call mire mile fear feel 2 Listen and pay attention to the beginning sound in each word. Row low rhyme lime rain lane β Saying Irl and IM__________________________ The sounds …

Clear speaking test

Practice saying this dialogue until you are comfortable with it. Then record it, speaking as naturally as possible. Two University Students Meet A: 1 Excuse me. Where’s the library? B: It’s on the corner of Main Street and Selling Road. A: 3 Sorry, did you say Selling or Ceiling? B: Selling. It’s directly ahead of …

Voicing

Introducing voicing 1 Listen to the words “hiss” and “buzz.” This is the sound a snake makes: Hiss hissss This is the sound a bee makes: Buzz btuoz Press your fingers against the opening of your ears, and say the word “hiss,” continuing the final ∕s∕ sound until you hear it clearly. 3 Press your …