Lesson 25. Train in the Rain.
Consonant Groups at the Beginning of Words
| Some words have one consonant sound at the beginning. Listen.
white (wh is 2 letters but only 1 sound)
Some words have groups of two or three consonant sounds at the beginning.
Listen and repeat these words. Be careful - don't put a vowel sound between the consonants.
|Consonant groups at the beginning of words
Two consonant sounds at the beginning:
quite (qu is pronounced /kw/)
|Three consonant sounds at the beginning:
square (squ is pronounced /skw/)
| Here are some more examples. Listen and repeat.
| Listen and circle the word you hear.
Key 1. Is that your dress
2. Is it going to rain?
3. A few miles.
4. I went to a cool party.
5. Are you asleep.
6. Are you going by train?
7. Is that your address?
8. How did you sleep?
9. A few smiles.
10. I went to a school party.
11. Is he your twin?
12. Is he going to win?
Check with the Key. Then listen again and repeat the sentences.
| Make as many words as you can with sounds from boxes 1+2,1+2+3 or 2+3. Key1. pay, play, plane, plate, rain, train, late, paint, eight
2. see/sea, tea, feet, seat, three, free, tree, street, eat
3. so, low, no/know, slow, soap, slope, nose/knows
4. lie, fight, right, light, flight.
Example: grey, great, gate, eight
Check with the Key. Then listen and repeat.
|Complete the words. They all have two consonant sounds and two consonant letters.
Key1 I don't like travelling by plane.
2 The sky's blue today.
3 What would you like to drink?
4 Is it the twelfth today?
5 Is this seat frее?
6 It's five o'clock.
7 How many languages can you speak?
8 Don't sit on that dirty floor.
1 I don't like travelling by p l ane.
2 The sky's _ _ue today.
3 What would you like to _ _ink?
4 Is it the _ _elfth today?
5 Is this seat _ _ее?
6 It's five o'_ _ock.
7 How many languages can you _ _eak?
8 Don't sit on that dirty _ _oor.
Listen to check your answers. Check with the Key. Then listen and repeat.
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