Unit 8. Few View.
The Consonant Sounds /f/ and /v/
Unit 8; Part A
|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/ thereis no voice from the throat, and when you say this sound, you can feelthe air on your hand when you put it in front of your mouth.
In /v/, there is voice from the throat.
Unit 8; Part B
|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
Unit 8; Part C
|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
Unit 8; Part D
|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 _______wivesleft 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!
Follow up: Play the recording again, pausing after each of Sid's lines. You say Joe's lines before listening to him saying them.
|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!
Follow up: Recordyourself saying the sentences in 8.4, choosing one of the two words.Make a note of which words you say. Then listen to your recording inabout two weeks. Is it clear which words you said?
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