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Lesson 20. How Many Hours?




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Lesson 20; Part A


important.jpg How to make the sound /h/
Look at the diagram.
Listen and say the sound.
The air comes through a small gap at the back of the mouth.
There is no voicing.
Target sound: /h∂/
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Lesson 20; Part B

spelling.jpg Sound and spelling
/h/ is usually spelled h, but it is spelled wh in a few words.
Listen and say these words.
h       hat     here     help     hot     how     behind
wh     who     whose     whole
galka.jpg A few words begin with a silent letter h.
Listen and say these words.
hour     honest
galka.jpgListen and say these sentences.  
20.2.jpg1    Hi, hello, how are you?
2    Whose hat is this?
3    It's hot in here.
4    We had a whole month's holiday.
5    Can you help me for half an hour?
6    Who's who?

 
Important for listening!
Sometimes you don't hear an /h/ sound at the beginning of hе, him, her, hers, his, had, have, has. Listen.
1    Is he there?
2    Have you seen him?
3    Has he got time?
4    Do you know her?
5    He went to visit his family. 
 



Exercises

pen.jpg Write these words.
Example:

/hed/    head       
1    /hæt/ 
2    /hau/       
3    /h∂um/
_______hat
_______how
_______home   
4    /ha:f/
5    /hai/  
6    /hu:/   
_______half
_______high/hi
_______who

Listen to check your answers. Check with the Key. Then listen and repeat.        

dialogue.jpgListen and complete the dialogue.
A: Excuse me, can you tell me    how   to get to the castle?
B: Yes. Go past the _______hotel and the _______hospital, then there's a road _______behind those _______houses. You go up a _______hill, and the castle's at the top.
A: Thanks for your _______help!

Check with the Key. Then listen and repeat.
pen.jpgComplete the titles of the pictures using these words.
half     hand     home     perhaps     who     happy     happen     hours     helping     how    hi     house     holiday     how     history
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  1. A   helping   _______hand 
  2. A _______happy _______holiday
  3. _______How many _______hours?
  4. _______History, _______perhaps?
  5. _______Half a _______house.
  6. _______How did it _______happen?
  7. _______Hi! _______Who's's at _______Home?
Listen to check your answers. Check with the Key. Then listen and repeat.
wizard.jpgListen and circle the word you hear.
Check with the Key1. ear
2. high
.

1  hear / ear   
2  high / eye   

Listen to check your answers. Check with the Key. Then listen and repeat.



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