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Lesson 26. Pink and Orange.




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Consonant Groups at the End of Words

Lesson 26; Part A


important.jpg Some words have one consonant sound at the end. Listen.
stop
sick (ck is 2 letters but only 1 sound /k/)
  • Some words have groups of two or three consonant sounds at the end. Listen.
stops (ps is 2 sounds)
stamp (mp is 2 sounds)
six (x is 1 letter but 2 sounds /ks/)
stamps (mps is 3 sounds)
sixth (xth is 3 sounds /ksθ/)

Lesson 26; Part B

spelling.jpg Listen and repeat these words with two consonant sounds at the end.
Be careful - don't put a vowel sound between the consonants.

arrived
ask
build
dance
find
finished
help
stops
stamp
six

Lesson 26; Part C

spelling.jpgListen and repeat these words with three consonant sounds at the end.
Be careful - don't put a vowel sound between the consonants.

asks
builds
crisps
danced
helps
sixth
stamps
 
Important for listening!
Sometimes we don't pronounce al the consonant sounds clearly. Listen.
sto(p)s           hel(p)s           frien(d)s
a(s)k              stam(p)          wan(t)s
stam(p)s        hel(p)ed         buil(d)s
 



Exercises

pen.jpg Listen and circle the word you hear. Key1. cold   2. colder
3. dancer   4. dance
5. older   6. old
7. centre   8. centre
9. fast   10. faster
.
1  cold
2  cold
3  dance    
4  dance
5  old
colder
colder
dancer     
dancer
older
6 old   
7 sent   
8 sent   
9 fast   
10 fast    
older
centre
centre
faster
faster

Check with the Key. Then listen and repeat.
pen.jpgListen and complete the sentences with words from Exercise 1.
cold   dance    old   colder   dancer    older   sent    fast    centre   faster
1    Yesterday was   cold  , but today's _______colder.
2    My wife's a good _______dancer but I can't _______dance at all.
3    I'm _______older than you, but not too _______old to learn English.
4    I _______sent my daughter to buy some things in the shopping _______centre.
5    The bus is _______fast but the train's _______faster.

Check with the Key. Then listen and repeat.
wizard.jpgUnderline the consonant groups at the ends of words in the dialogues. Key1    A: Have you seen that film? B: No, I haven't.
2    A: Be there at six. B: Is that when it starts?
3    A: Have you been to France? B: Yes, once.
4    A: How do you say 'Hello' in French? B: I can't speak French.
5    A: Have some of these biscuits. B: No, thanks, I don't like them.
6    A: I found some money in the street today. B: How much? A: Fifty pence.
7    A: What's for lunch? B: Fish and chips.
8    A: I only slept six hours last night. B: I didn't sleep at all!
9    A: What colour are your new gloves? B: Pink and orange!

  1. 26.1.jpgA: Have you seen that film?
    B: No, I haven't.
  2. A: Be there at six.
    B: Is that when it starts?
  3. A: Have you been to France?
    B: Yes, once.
  4. A: How do you say 'Hello' in French?
    B: I can't speak French.
  5. A: Have some of these biscuits.
    B: No, thanks, I don't like them.
  6. A: I found some money in the street today.
    B: How much? A: Fifty pence.
  7. A: What's for lunch?
    B: Fish and chips.
  8. A: I only slept six hours last night.
    B: I didn't sleep at all!
  9. A: What colour are your new gloves?
    B: Pink and orange!
Check with the Key. Then listen and repeat.
wizard.jpgComplete each phrase with one of the words.
boots      physics     west     silence     thousands     isn't     banks      last  
 
Example:
first and   last   
1    maths and _______physics
2    it wasn't and it _______isn't  
3    hundreds and _______thousands
4    socks and _______boots
5    shops and _______banks
6    sound and _______silence
7    from east to _______west

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


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