UNIT 12: / dʒ/

UNIT 12: / dʒ/

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CHAPTER 2: CONSONANTS

UNIT 12: / dʒ/

I. Sounds

Practice reading the sounds below.

/ dʒ/

WordIPASound
jacket/dʒækət/ 
orange/ɔːrəndʒ/ 
bridge/brɪdʒ/ 

Lips are slightly protruded during the production of the sound. You should feel your vocal cords vibrate.

The tip and blade of the tongue should be touching the gum ridge, while the sides of the tongue will slightly touch your side teeth.

II. Practice: Sounds in Words

Listen and Repeat.

WordIPASound
jeans/dʒiːnz/ 
luggage/lʌɡədʒ/ 
June/dʒuːn/ 
July/dʒuːlaɪ/ 
refrigerator/rəfrɪdʒəreɪtər/ 
stage/steɪdʒ/ 
jazz/dʒæz/ 
juice/dʒuːs/ 
jewelry/dʒuːəlri/ 
sausage/sɒsədʒ/ 
jam/dʒæm/ 
job/dʒɑːb/ 
just/dʒʌst/ 
join/dʒɔɪn/ 
project/prɑːdʒekt/ 
change/tʃeɪndʒ/ 
danger/deɪndʒər/ 
large/lɑːrdʒ/ 
jump/dʒʌmp/ 
average/ævərɪdʒ/ 

III. Practice: Words in Sentences

Read the following sentences, focusing on the words in RED.
/ dʒ/
1. Andy wears a jacket.
2. James likes to dance onstage.
3. I want to drink fresh juice.
4. My mother packed my luggage.
5. Our refrigerator has two doors.
6. We have to cross the bridge.
7. Ted’s mom likes jewelry.
8. That is his favorite pair of jeans.

IV. Application 1: Let’s Talk

Practice having a conversation with someone.
Tutor: I enjoy being at the beach.
Student: Me too. I go there every June.
Tutor: Why in June?
Student: Summer in Japan starts in June.
Tutor: I see. Will your family join you?
Student: No. They just stay at home.
Tutor: Why do they just stay at home?
Student: They just don’t like going to the beach

V. Practice: Tongue Twisters

1. Joyful joggers jog joyously.
James, John, Jenny and Johnny are joggers.
2. The generous gymnasts like orange juice.
The orange juice makes the gymnasts genuinely happy.

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