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² Activity 1. Contrasting Sound Practice
A. Listen and repeat the words paying attention to the sounds:
Ј Bed Ц get Ц led Ц net Ц met Ц pet Ц red Ц set Ц vet Ц wet
The net is wet.
Ј Heft Ц left Ц theft Ц bell Ц fell Ц sell Ц dwell Ц well Ц shell
I hear the bell well.
Ј Ear Ц clear Ц hear Ц dear Ц fear Ц near Ц tear
She is my dearest friend.
Ј Sincere Ц adhere Ц austere Ц hemisphere.
He was very sincere.
B. Listen and repeat the words paying attention to the sounds:
fee Ц fear heal Ц hear read Ц rear peace Ц peer
bee Ц beer neat Ц near lean Ц leer dream Ц dreary
bead Ц beard tee Ц tear steal Ц steer sheaf Ц sheer
dean Ц dear deal Ц deer speak Ц spear veal Ц veer
I swear to tell the truth. The bear feared us.
I can't stand the smell of sweat. He had a nice sweater on.
She usually wears sweaters.
Activity 2. Distribute the words according to the sounds given in
Activity 3. Read the poems according to the reading rules.
A sailor went to sea, sea, sea
To see what he could see, see, see,
But what he could see, see, see
Was the bottom of the deep blue sea.
"How much is eight and eleven?"
Asks pretty clever Evan.
How much is eleven plus eight?"
Asks pretty clever Kate.
"How much is eight from eleven"?
Wants to know pretty clever Evan.
"How much is eleven minus eight?"
Wants to know pretty clever Kate.
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BUT! [ә:] [ju:]
Ј [כu] sew
Ј полна€ редукци€ безударной С e С в конце слова:
rebel ['rebl] model ['modl] travel ['trævl]
Ј e + n listen ['lisn] mitten ['mitn]
Ј [ i ] в безударном положении:
Ј beautiful ['bju:tifl] ocean ['әu ∫ n]
² Activity 4. Listen to the words and repeat them after the speaker, paying attention to the difference in spelling.
Ј bee Ц beef Ц been Ц beep Ц beet Ц beetle Ц feel Ц feed Ц feet Ц fleet Ц free freedom
Ј beak Ц beam Ц bean Ц dean Ц mean Ц lean Ц wean Ц clean Ц dream Ц stream
Ј been Ц bean week Ц weak feet Ц feat reed Ц read peek Ц peak
Ј brea d Ц dea d Ц rea d y Ц stea d y Ц mea d ow Ц instea d Ц sprea d Ц stea d fast
Ј brea th Ц dea th Ц weal th Ц steal th Ц lea th er Ц fea th er Ц wea th er.
He is weal th y. The jacket is made of lea th er.
Ј heard Ц hearse Ц pearl Ц learn Ц Earth Ц search Ц research
We heard the research about the Earth.
She has nice pearl earrings.
I heard she learnt English.
Ј hear Ц heard pear Ц pearl leer Ц learn
Ј pleasure Ц measure Ц treasure Ц leisure Ц pleasant Ц pheasant.
Eat with pleasure, drink with measure.
What do you do at your leisure?
We had a very pleasant evening.
Pheasant is a bird with a long tail.
Ј weed Ц wet pea Ц pet seed Ц set need Ц neat Ц net Ц near
meat Ц met lead Ц led read Ц red see Ц seal Ц set Ц steer
beat Ц bet neat Ц net team Ц temple pea Ц peel Ц pet Ц pear
Ј receive Ц deceive Ц perceive Ц receipt Ц deceit Ц deceitful Ц ceiling
Never rely on him. He can deceive. His smile is deceitful.
Ј few Ц new Ц news Ц pew Ц crew Ц screw Ц screwy Ц brew Ц drew
Few people heard the news. He is a bit screwy.
Activity 5. Read the rhymes according to the reading rules.
Pretty lady, pretty lady, shall we go a-shearing?
Speak a little louder, sir, I'm very thick of hearing.
Pretty lady, pretty lady, shall I love you dearly?
Thank you very kindly, sir, now I hear you clearly.
² Activity 6. Listen to the speaker and imitate the tongue twisters.