Unit 17. Arthur's Mother.
The Consonant Sounds /θ/ and /ð/
|Listen to the two sounds /θ/ and /ð/. |
Notice that in /θ/, there is no voice from the throat.
Instead, you can feel the air from your mouth on your hand.
In the sound /ð/ there is voice from the throat.
It is possible to make both sounds long.
Look at the mouth diagram to sec how to make these consonant sounds.
|Now listen to the sound /θ/ on its own. |
|Listen to the target sound /θ/ in the words below and compare it with the words on each side.|
|Listen and repeat these examples of the target sound.|
thank think thought
healthy birthday maths
earth length fourth
|Listen to the sound /ð/ on its own.|
|Listen to the target sound /ð/ in the words below and compare it with the words on each side. |
|Listen and repeat these examples of the target sound. |
these though they
other weather clothes
breathe with sunbathe
Important for listening!
|Find a way from Start to Finish. You may pass a square only if the word in it has the sound /θ/. You can move horizontally or vertically only. Key. |
|Complete this rhyme using words from the box. Then listen and check.|
Arthur had a brother
And he didn't want another .
And of the brothers _______neither
Wanted sisters _______either.
The last thing on this _______earth
They wanted was a _______birth.
So Arthur's mother _______Heather
Got them both _______together,
And told them all good _______brothers
Should learn to share their _______mothers.
|Think of a computer which people speak into and it writes what theysay. This computer wrote these sentences down wrongly. Correct theunderlined mistakes. Key.1. bath 2. through|
3. thin 4. thick
5. thought 6. death
It's free o'clock. three
1 A bat is more relaxing than a shower.
2 The train went true the tunnel.
3 Don't walk on the ice; it's very fin.
4 You need a sick coat in winter.
5 I don't know; I haven't fought about it. .
6 It's a matter of life and deaf.
|Listen and circle the word you hear. Key.1. use |
6. These are
1 Youth or use? There's no youth / use talking about that.
2 Thought or taught? I don't know what she thought / taught.
3 Free or three? Free / Three refills with each packet!
4 Closed or clothed? They weren't fully closed / clothed.
5 Breeding or breathing? They've stopped breeding / breathing.
6 These are or visa? These are / Visa problems we can deal with later.
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