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Lesson 14. November the First.




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/f/ and /v/

Lesson 14; Part A


important.jpgHow to make the sound /f/
Look at the diagram.
Listen and say the sound.
There is no voicing (vibration from the throat), and you can feel the air on your hand in front of your mouth.
Target sound: /fffff/
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Lesson 14; Part B

spelling.jpgSound and spelling
/f/ is usually spelled f or ff, and sometimes ph or gh.
Listen and say these words.
f     feel    first      cafe      after     leaf
ff    off    coffee
ph    phone     autograph
gh    laugh
galka.jpgListen and say these phrases and sentences.

1    forty-five
2    a family photo
3    I'm feeling fine.
4    the fourteenth of February
5    When I asked for her autograph she just laughed. 

Lesson 14; Part C

important.jpg How to make the sound /v/
Look at the diagram.
Listen and say the sound.
There is voicing (vibration from the throat), and you can feel less air on your hand in front of your mouth then when you say /f/.
Target sound: /vvvvv/

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galka.jpgListen and say the two sounds. /fffff/  /vvvvv/

Lesson 14; Part D

spelling.jpg Sound and spelling
/v/ is usually spelled v.
Listen and say these words.
very      travel      every      have      leave
note.jpgNote: In the name Stephen, ph is pronounced /v/.
Listen and say these phrases and sentences.
1    We're leaving at five past seven.
2    a visa for a seven-day visit
3    Stephen lives in a village.



Exercises

pen.jpgWrite these words.
Example:
/fзun/     phone   .

1    /faiv/      
2    /'vizit/
_______five
_______visit
3    /f∂:st/  
4    /fri:/
_______first
_______free
5    /li:v/
6    /'f∂ut∂u/ 
_______leave
_______photo

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

wizard.jpg Complete the titles of the pictures using these words.
few     voices      fast     seventh     fine      forks     vegetables   lift      five     floor      view    driving     knives

1.   A    fine    _______view.
2.   _______driving too _______fast.
3.   _______knives and _______forks.
4.   _______Five _______voices.
5.   A _______few _______vegetables.
6.   The _______lift to the _______seventh _______floor.

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

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galka.jpg Listen and repeat these poems.
14.4.jpgNovember the first
November the first
Five leaves left
One leaf falls
Four leaves left
14.5.jpgThe traveller
"A visitor? Having fun?
A fine day for travelling,"
he said.
"A cafe? A phone? Here?
I'm afraid not,"
he laughed.
"You'll find one in the village.
Far? No, not very far.
The ferry over the river.
Then a few more miles -
five, or seven, or eleven ..."

wizard.jpgListen and circle the word you hear.
Check with the
Key1. few
2. leave
3. coffee
.
1    few / view  
2    leaf / leave  
3    copy / coffee    

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



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