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Lesson 19. My Hungry Uncle




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/m/, /n/ and /η/

Lesson 19; Part A


important.jpgHow to make the sound /m/
When you say /m/, the air comes through your nose, not your mouth.
Look at the diagram.
Listen and say the sound.
Your lips are together, and there is voicing.
Target sound: /mmmmm/
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Lesson 19; Part B

spelling.jpgSound and spelling
/m/ is usually spelled m or mm, but sometimes mb or mn.
Listen and say these words.
      me     more     lemon    swim     film     some     sometimes
mm    summer
mb     comb
mn     autumn
galka.jpgListen and say these phrases.

1  sometimes in summer     
more for you, most for me
3  in the middle of the film

Lesson 19; Part C

important.jpg How to make the sound /n/
When you say /n/, the air comes through your nose, not your mouth.
Look at the diagram.
Listen and say the sound.
Your tongue is pressed against the roof of your mouth behind the teeth, and there is voicing.
Target sound: /nnnnn/

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Lesson 19; Part D

spelling.jpgSound and spelling
/n/ is usually spelled n, but sometimes nn or kn.
Listen and say these words.
     new     now      sun     one     gone
nn    dinner      sunny
kn    knew      know     knife
galka.jpgListen and say these phrases.

1 a sunny afternoon    2 sun and moon    3 nine months 

Lesson 19; Part E

important.jpgHow to make the sound /η/
When you say /η/, the air comes through your nose, not your mouth.
Look at the diagram.
Listen and say the sound.
The back of your tongue is pressed against the roof of your mouth, and there is voicing.
Target sound: ηηηηη/
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Listen and say the three sounds.
/mmmm/ /nnnnn/ /ηηηηηη/

Lesson 19; Part F

spelling.jpgSound and spelling
/η/ is usually spelled ng.
The letter n is pronounced /η/ if there is a /k/ or /g/ after it.
ng is sometimes /η/ (e.g. singer) and sometimes /ng/ (e.g. finger).
nk is always pronounced /nk/.
 
galka.jpgListen and say these words.

/η/
       evening     long     sing      singer     thing
/ηk/     bank     thanks     think     uncle
/ηg/     angry      finger      hungry      longer      single
galka.jpgListen and say these phrases.
1  thinking about things    2  a long evening   singing    songs     3 a hungry man is in angry man 



Exercises

pencil.jpgWrite these words.
Example:
/mo:/   more  

1   /mu:n/
2   /roη/
3   /driηk/    
4   /'aηkl/
_______moon
_______wrong
_______drink
_______uncle    
5    /naivz/
6    /k∂um/
7    /θiη/
8    /'strong∂/
_______knives
_______comb
_______thing
_______stronger

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

pen.jpgWrite the words.
Two are with
/n/ and three with /η/.

words with /n/    
  knee                
_______nose
words with /η/
_______tongue
_______ring
_______ankle

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

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pen.jpgComplete the titles of the pictures using these words.
room    nine    wrong    single    warm    uncle    languages    evening    hungry    answer
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  1.   warm    _______evening
  2. A _______wrong _______answer.
  3. My _______hungry _______uncle.
  4. A _______single _______room.
  5. _______Nine _______languages.
Listen to check your answers. Check with the Key. Then listen and repeat 
pen.jpgLook at the picture and complete the sentences.

1    The woman's   listening   to the radio and _______reading.
2    The phone's _______ringing.
3    The cat's _______drinking.
4    It's _______snowing.

Listen to check your answers. Check with the Key. Then listen and repeat.
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wizard.jpgListen and circle the word you hear.
Check with the
Key1. rang
2. think
3. night
4. sung
5. some
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1    ran / rang
2    thing / think
3    might / night
4    some / sung
5    some / sun

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

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