Speech work (Consonant Contrast) 

 

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In today’s English Language class, We will be Contrasting the Consonants /ð/, /d/ and /z/. We hope you enjoy the class!

 

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SPEECH WORK: Consonant Contrast/ð/, /d/ and /z/

Content:

Consider the sets of words below:

/ð/

Those

Breathe

Then

Than

They

That

These

 

 

/d/

Dose

Bread

Den

Dan

Day

Dart

Dye

Dine

 

 

/z/

Zoo

Zee

Zen

Dazzle

Daze

Resign

Resume

 

 

Reference

Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary; Standard Speech (Diction in English).

Evaluation: Provide any ten triple sets of words of your choice. 

 

GENERAL EVALUATION/REVISION QUESTIONS

  • Complete the sentences with suitable adverbs.
      1. The bird sang—————–
      2. She —————- got killed.
      3. Adamu is —————– the first in class.
      4. Take these dirty socks away———————–
  • Arrange the adjectives in the correct order.
      1. Big plastic shopping white bag.
      2. American tall blue-eyed boy.
      3. Coffee carved French beautiful table.
  • Give a word each for these sounds.

/d/, /d/,  /z/.

 

Weekend Assignment: Effective English Book 3, page 235, question 16- 25.

 

 

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