Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Week 5, Term 4: Repeat after me ...
Try these tongue twisters in class ...
•Nine nice night nurses nursing nicely.
•Three gray geese in the green grass grazing. Gray were the geese and green was the grass.
•Sam's shop stocks short spotted socks
•Long legged ladies last longer.
•Red lorry, yellow lorry, red lorry, yellow lorry
•Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper.Did Peter Piper pick a peck of pickled pepper? If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper, where's the peck of pickled pepper Peter Piper picked?
TEACH YOURSELF PRONUNCIATION
With a good bilingual dictionary you can teach yourself vocabulary and PRONUNCIATION if you understand the International Phonetic Alphabet.
CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE 'SOUNDS OF ENGLISH AND THE IPA' WEBSITE.
You can listen to the sounds and also print off the alphabet.
PRINT THE IPA - CLICK HERE (PDF)
OKANAGAN COLLEGE PRONUNCIATION COURSE
This Canadian college has a website where you can PRINT PDF LESSONS and use MP3 to practice pronunciation.
CLICK HERE TO GO TO OKANAGAN COLLEGE PRONUNCIATION COURSE
Level 1 and 2
Click and Repeat Exercises: Learn English. <--- Try this site for fun!!!
Exercise One: Drag and Drop Grammar Game : But, Too, Either. Click here
We have studied Too/Either in class. Now try this Drag and Drop Grammar Game on your laptop. PRINT the exercise when you have finished and checked your answers.
Exercise Two: Read the story Mary and John. Answer the questions. Click here.
PRINT the exercise from your laptop.
Source: Laurie's ESL Website
Exercise Three: Listening. Places and Locations.
Listen to the places and drag the names to the correct location