Beginning of the lesson.
Questions as, to the English Alphabet (ABC)
Answer the questions!
- How many letters are in English Alphabet (ABC)?
- How many vowels are in it? (Aa, Ee, Ii, Oo, Uu (5))
- How many consonants are in it? (20)
Types of syllables.
|Open Syllable||Closed Syllable||R-Controlled Syllable|
|· An open syllable has only one vowel.
· The vowel has a long sound (like the ‘i’ in line).
· The vowel is the last letter of the syllable.
· Open syllables have no more than one consonant between the open syllable and the next vowel.
· examples: ba-by, fe-male, i-vy, fro-zen, & Cu-pid
· listen: how to pronounce baby
|· A closed syllable has only one vowel.
· The vowel has a short sound (like the ‘i’ in mill).
· If the word is only 2 letters, it must end with a consonant.
o examples: in, on, of, at, & it
o listen: how to pronounce in
· If the word is 3+ letters, a closed syllable has 1 consonant before and 1 (or more) consonants after the vowel.
o examples: cat, catch, net, nest, web, man, roll, & bark
o listen: how to pronounce cat
|· A vowel, diphthong, or triphthong that has an «r» or a «re» («r» with a silent «e») after it.
o examples: deer, whis-per, worth, care, & fire
o listen: how to pronounce deer
· R-controlled vowels are usually pronounced in a different way because they are «controlled» by the r.
o er, ur, & ir vowels sound like the er in «her»
§ examples: per, fur, her, birth, shirt, & hurt
§ listen: how to pronounce per
o some ar vowels sound like the ar in «far»
§ examples: par, far, car, & star
§ listen: how to pronounce par
o other ar vowels sound like the ar in «share»
§ examples: pair, hare, hair, & stare
§ listen: how to pronounce pair
o or vowels sound like the or in «for»
§ examples: or, for, floor, & door
§ listen: how to pronounce or
Three types of stressing syllables. Examples.
English letter combinations.
th – [Ө] – three, thin.
th – [Ә] – this, those.
oo — [u,u:] – a book, a spoon.
ee — [I:] – a tree, a street.
ar – [a:] – a car, dark.
or – [:] – a fork, a form.
ir – [Ә:] – a girl, first.
er – [Ә:] – her, term.
ur – [Ә:] – turn, curl.
ch – [t] – chin, chess.
tch – [t] – kitchen.
Let’s do the test (Presentation).
Hometask. Do the exercises on the sheets of paper (Appendix 2).