CHAPTER 1: Vowels
UNIT 5: /ɔː/ and /ɒ/
Practice reading the sounds below.
Your lower lip must be slightly touching your upper teeth. Then, blow air out through your lips.
Tongue is placed at the front of lower teeth, only slightly touching.
Smile a little. Take notice that the lips are more relaxed here than the one on the left.
Tongue is slightly touching the back of the lower teeth.
II. Practice: Sounds in Words
Listen and Repeat.
III. Practice: Words in Sentences
Read the following sentences, focusing on the words in RED.
1. The line is long.
2. Sally turned left at the corner.
3. Do not talk while eating.
4. The floor is wet.
5. The baby is playing with a ball.
6. Do you like eating chocolate?
7. My sister loves to draw.
8. You can call me Sara.
IV. Application 1: Let’s Talk
Practice having a conversation with someone.
Tutor: When will the mall close?
Student: The mall will close in fifteen minutes.
Tutor: Oh no! I need to be quick. I need to buy a ball.
Student: The balls are behind the long shelf.
Tutor: Do you mean the shelf of chocolates?
Student: Yes, just go straight down the hall.
Tutor: I see! Thank you!
Student: You’re welcome! But please be careful. The floor is wet.
V. Practice: Tongue Twisters
1. Every morning, Courtney eats corn.
And, throws more long corn cobs in every corner.
2. Tall Paul played ball.
Tall Paul slipped on the hall’s wet floor.