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A Vowels and vowel rules

Ft Introtlucing vowels_________________________________ In English spelling, each vowel letter can be pronounced with different sounds. There are only five vowel letters, but there are many more vowel sounds. The most common pronunciations are the Alphabet vowel sounds and the Relative vowel sounds. Q β Alphabet vowel sounds _____________________________ Listen to the names of the English …

Thought groups

Q Д Introducing thought groups__________________________ As you learned in Unit 6, English speakers use emphasis to help their listeners understand them. By using emphasis, you can help your listener to know which words are most important. Another way that English speakers help their listeners to understand them is by separating words into Thought groups. A …

Advanced tasks

Part 1 Word stress Д Pair work: Practice with syllable number______________ Student A: Ask question A Or B. Student B: Say the matching answer. Example Student A: “What’s the train like?” Student B: “It’s fast and loud.” When an adjective comes just before a noun in a two-word descriptive phrase, the second word of the …

Acknowledgments

This book could not have been possible without the generous help of many people: Thanks to colleagues who were generously responsive to my requests for advice: William Acton, Janet Anderson-Hsieh, Tamikazu Date, Nancy Hilty, James Kirchner, Kazuhiko Matsuno, Carole Mawson, Barbara Seidlhofer, Elcio C. A. Souza, Setsuko Toyama, and Ann Wennerstrom. Thanks to teachers who …

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 …