Unit 8. Few View.
The Consonant Sounds /f/ and /v/
|Listen to the two sounds /f/ and /v/.
Look at the mouth diagram to see how to make these consonant sounds.
Notice that in the sound /f/ there is no voice from the throat, and when you say this sound, you can feel the air on your hand when you put it in front of your mouth.
In /v/, there is voice from the throat.
|Now listen to the sound /f/ on its own.|
|Listen to the target sound /f/ in the words below and compare it with the words on each side.
|Listen and repeat these examples of the target sound.
photo fly freeze
offer selfish gift
knife stuff laugh
|Listen to the sound /v/ on its own.|
|Listen to the target sound /v/ in the words below and compare it with the words on each side.
|Listen and repeat these examples of the target sound
visa vote voice
river wives loved
wave twelve of
|How many /f/ and /v/ sounds are there when you say these numbers? Write the number. Key1512: 3 2745:4 35:2 411.75:4 57,474:4
Example: 55 4
1512 __ 2745 __ 35 __ 411.75 __ 57,474__
|Complete this conversation using words from the box. Then listen and check.
Sid: My wife's left me.
Joe: Your _______wives left you? How many _______wives did you have, Sid?
Sid: One wife. And now she has left me.
Joe: Oh, I see, _______wife's with an F, not _______wives with a V!
Sid: That's right! Yes, she took the _______van and drove off.
Joe: What did she want the _______fan for?
Sid: I said _______van, you know, a kind of vehicle.
Joe: Oh, I see: _______van with a V, not _______fan with an F!
|Find 12 words beginning or ending with /f/ or /v/. The words are written horizontally or vertically. Note that the last letter is not always F or V. Use all the letters. Key
|Listen and circle the word you hear. Key.1. thief's 2.view 3.copy
4.vote 5.verse 6.free
1 Thief's or thieves'? These are the thief's / thieves' fingerprints.
2 Few or view? She's painted a few / view.
3 Copy or coffee? Do you want a copy / coffee}
4 Boat or vote? What are you going to do with your boat / vote}
5 Worse or verse? I don't know which is worse / verse.
6 Free or three? We got free / three tickets!
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