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Lesson 36. Take Me to the Show, Jo.

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Rhythm

Lesson 36; Part A

Stressed and unstressed syllables in words make different rhythms. Listen.
Oo      answer
oO      belong
Ooo    interview
oOo    banana
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Lesson 36; Part B

Phrases have a rhythm of stressed and unstressed syllables, like words.
Listen and repeat these words and phrases with this rhythm: Ooo

interview
telephone
talk to me
told you so
doesn't it?

Listen and repeat these words and phrases with this rhythm: oOo
important
discussion
I told you
I'd like to
pronounce it

Listen and repeat these words and phrases with this rhythm: ooOo
photographic
information
forty-seven
what about it?
never tried it

Listen and repeat these phrases with this rhythm: OooO
time to get up
making mistakes
tell me again
give me your hand
twenty years old 




Exercises


wizard.jpgRead the phrases. Then listen and write 1 if the phrase has the pattern OoOo, and 2 if it has the pattern OooO. KeyOoOo
what's the matter?   see you later    tell the others   feeling better    come for dinner    round the corner    go and find it    what's the problem?   one pound forty   half a kilo   sixty-seven    breakfast's ready
OooO
what shall we do?   stand in the queue    what about you?    nothing to do   anyone there?    ready to go    on the TV    two and a half   asking for more    now and again    leave it to me   quarter to four
what's the matter? 1      
what about you?      
feeling better    
anyone there?       
on the TV     
asking for more       
one pound forty       
sixty-seven      
what shall we do?  2     
see you later
nothing to do  
round the corner
two and a half 
what's the problem?
leave it to me
breakfast's ready
stand in the queue
tell the others
come for dinner
ready to go
go and find it
now and again
half a kilo
quarter to four

Check with the Key. Then listen and repeat.




wizard.jpgListen to this chant with this rhythm: oooOO.
Write in the missing words.

Pass me the  jam , Pam   
Wait in the queue, Sue   
See you _______again, Jen   
Leave it to me, Lee   
What would you _______like, Mike?   
When shall we meet, Pete?   
Over the _______hill, Bill   
Where have you gone, John?

Soon as you _______can, Van
Almost forgot, Scott
Lend me your _______pen, Ben
Where shall we go, Flo?
Get a new _______job, Bob
How do you feel, Neil?
What have you _______got, Dot?

Check with the Key. Then listen again and repeat.  

wizard.jpgListen to this chant with this rhythm: ooooOO. Write in the missing words.
Take me to the  show , Jo   
Thank you for the food, Jude   
See you in the _______park, Mark  
Really like the hat, Pat   
See you on the _______train, Jane

When will you be back, Jack?
Always on the _______phone, Joan
When did you arrive. Clive?
Have a glass of _______juice, Bruce.

Check with the Key. Then listen again and repeat. 

wizard.jpgListen and repeat these poems.
Be careful to say them with the right rhythm.

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Too late  
Before I go -
I told you so
I told you,
but you still don't know.  
Travel
Heavy, light
The left and the right 
I follow my feet
Through the day and the night
Meeting
Really can't wait
If s never too late 
Quarter to eight?
That would be great 
Concentration
Central station
Information
Trying to make a reservation
Not too keen on conversation
Don't want any complications. 


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