CHAPTER 1: Vowels
UNIT 6: /u:/ and /ʊ/
Practice reading the sounds below.
Make your lips round.
Tongue placement is at the back of the mouth. Prolong the vowel sound a little.
Make your lips a little less round than the one on the left.
Tongue placement is at the back of the mouth. Pronounce the vowel sound quickly.
II. Practice: Sounds in Words
Listen and Repeat.
III. Practice: Words in Sentences
Read the following sentences, focusing on the words in RED.
1. She swims in a pool.
2. He is wearing a suit.
3. The child picked the blue crayon.
4. Who is our teacher?
/ʊ/ 5. The glass is full of water.
6. I put sugar in my coffee.
7. I am reading a book about dragons.
8. My father will cook lunch today.
IV. Application 1: Let’s Talk
Practice having a conversation with someone.
Tutor: What will you do this weekend?
Student: I will go to the pool.
Tutor: That’s great! Do not forget to bring your bathing suit.
Student: Of course not! I bought a new bathing suit.
Tutor: What color is it? Student: It is blue.
Tutor: That’s nice. What else will you take to the pool?
Student: I will also bring a book. I will read by the pool.
V. Practice: Tongue Twisters
1. Blue birds flew around the roof and pool.
Lou in a suit said, “boo” and “shoo.”
2. Butch is looking for his cookbook.
He found wood, wool, and a hook.