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Excercise to practise vowels

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Excercise to practise vowels

  1. 1. -J.DELINCE ID NO:BSA-11-409
  2. 2. *The vowels are the sounds where air coming from the lungs are not blocked. *The vowels are a,e,I,o,u. *But, there are twenty vowel sounds. *These sounds are classified as, *Monopthongs *diphthongs *These vowels sounds are used for the pronunciation of many words in English.
  3. 3. * * Short Monophthongs * Long Monophthongs * Diphthongs
  4. 4. *These are pronounced as a single sound. *They are also called as ‘pure vowels’ or ‘stable vowels’. *The quality of the sound doesn’t change over a duration of the vowel sound. *Some examples are :/i/ in ‘bit’. *The monopthongs are of two types, short monopthongs e.g.:/ i / long monopthongs e.g.:/ i: /
  5. 5. / i /- kit, sit -draw , saw / i: /-bee, see / U / - put / e /-pen, ten / U: / - too / æ /-mat, cat / ^ / - cup / α /-arm, palm / З / - bird / o /-pot, got / ә / - ago VOWEL SOUNDS
  6. 6. Find which word contain , A short monophthong Sea,fleece,hit,tea A long monopthong, Cat, feet, game, plant. Find the words containing the short vowels and long vowels: *Please, sit in the seat. *Potato chips are cheap. *Lynn ate lean meat. Practice:1
  7. 7. *The vowel sounds are pronounced as two sounds. *There will be a change in the quality of sound during the period of vowel. *They are also called as ‘double vowels’. *E.g.:/ αi /-five
  8. 8. / ei / - page, cage / αi / - five, thrive / әU / - go, show / iә / - here, fear / eә / - hair, hare / Uә / - poor / αU / - cow
  9. 9. FIND WHICH WORD CONTAINS THE SOUND, / i /: Card,mix,table,cable / i: /: Fix,read,five,boat / e /: Wood,seed,ten,show / æ /: Sad,fun,cake,end / α /: fade,sun,fine,arm
  10. 10. / o /: Sail,rub,pot,cat : See,sea,mean,draw / U /: Put,few,nail,cow / U: /: Draw,tool,pen,pet / ^ /: Paint,up,test,bat CONT’D
  11. 11. / ә /: Draw,ago,boat,toy / З /: Den,mail,bird,paste DIPHTHONGS: / ei /: Globe,page,mice,dress / αi /: Five,salt,hot,water / әU /: Close,show,hen,blue
  12. 12. / iә /: Page,clear,night,sing / eә /: Art,need,hear,out / Uә /: God,poor,pour,shirt / αU /: Out,cone,week,live
  13. 13. *They are very useful in pronunciation of words in many languages. *They are very useful in singing. They are useful in determining different tones. *They improve our listening,writing,speaking skills. *They increase our communication efficiency.

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