Speech work (Consonant Contrast)

 

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In today’s English Language class, We will be contrasting the Consonants \ θ \ and \ s \. We hope you enjoy the class!

 

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CONTENT

Consonant \ θ \ is known as a voiceless dental fricative while consonant \ s \ is a voiceless alveolar plosive. In other words, both of them are voiceless sounds, but while one is a fricative, the other is a plosive. Consider the following pairs of words:

 

θ \                                                 \ s \

thumb                                               sum

mouth                                               mouse

path                                                   pass

throw                                                 sow

think                                                   sink

thick                                                   sick

thing                                                  sing

thigh                                                  sigh

thin                                                     sin

 

 

EVALUATION

Produce any ten pairs of your own.

REFERENCE

Countdown English by Ogunsanwo; Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary

READING ASSIGNMENT

Read chapter 14, page 113-144 of Exam Focus, English for JSCE

 

 

TOPIC: Listening Comprehension: Seed Dispersal

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CONTENT

The development of listening skills

 

EVALUATION

The passage gives a description of how most kinds of plant increase their number through seed dispersal.

 

EVALUATION

Do the practice on the Listening passage on page131

 

REFERENCE

Effective English for J.S.S bk3

READING ASSIGNMENT

Read the passage on seed dispersal; page 246.

 

 

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In our next class, we will networking on our Dictation as we look at Some Commonly misspelt words. We are very much eager to meet you there.

 

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