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  • Vowels - 1061 Words
    Vowels Speech sounds can be classified and described in articulatory, acoustic and auditory terms. On the basis of these terms the two broad categories in which the speech sounds in any language can be classified are vowels and consonants. Consonants are best described in articulatory terms because there is some type of closure or narrowing of the air passage to the extent that there is audible friction during the production of that sound. But in case of the production of vowels as there is no...
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  • Vowels: Cardinal Vowel - 3674 Words
    Chapter 4: The Vowels of English. An Articulatory Classification. Acoustic Correlates. The Description and Distribution of English Monophthongs and Diphthongs 4.1. The Vowels. Criteria for Classification 4.2. The Cardinal Vowel Charts 4.3. English Vowels. The description and distribution of English monophthongs and diphthongs A. English simple vowels a. English front vowels b. English back vowels c. English central vowels B. English diphthongs a. Centring diphthongs b. Diphthongs to /w/ c....
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  • Central Vowel - 347 Words
    A central vowel is a type of vowel sound used in some spoken languages. The defining characteristic of a central vowel is that the tongue is positioned halfway between a front vowel and a back vowel. The central vowels identified by the International Phonetic Alphabet are: * close central unrounded vowel [ɨ] * close central rounded vowel [ʉ] * close-mid central unrounded vowel [ɘ] * close-mid central rounded vowel [ɵ] * mid central vowel [ə] * open-mid central unrounded...
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  • Vowels Sounds - 748 Words
    Phonetics Symbols English Speech Sounds: Vowel Sounds Front Vowels 1. / i: / ي - it is found in the words like; eat, tea, seen (long high front spread vowel) 2. / ɪ / - it is found in the words like; bit, pin, silly (short high front spread vowel) 3. /e/ - it is found in the words like; bet, tent, head (short mid front spread vowel). 4. / æ / - cat, fat, dad (short low front spread vowel). Central Vowels 5. /ɜ:/ ۀ - (Position: Central, Lips: Neutral, Long vowel); this may also be...
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  • Vowel and British Poetry Assignment
    MEG-01: BRITISH POETRY ASSIGNMENT Max. Marks: 100 Programme: MC;G Assignment Code: MEGO 1 ll'MA120 10- 1 1 Dear Student. In a conventional class your teacher would have discussed your assignment with you, pointed out what made a good essay and what a bad one. We have done exactly the same thing in Unit 52 of the Thereafter decide upon a topic, i.e. a period or literary group in the history of British Poetry. You may, if you wish, select a topic from the list given in 52.2.1 (p.70)....
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  • Vowel and Introduction Onomatopoeia - 1591 Words
    Onomatopoeia Abstract 象声词在语言里属于比较不受重视的一类语言,因其口语的意味比较浓重,因而研究的人很少。本文只是对象声词的一个小议,从概念,从作用,通过举例子来解读象声词。通过猜想和论证,阐释了象声词的起源,以及象声词词性的改变。 Key words: Onomatopoeia, Function, Origin, Nature of Onomatopoeia. Introduction Onomatopoeia is very important not only in our oral language but in our literary language like poets. It is not easy to have a study on them because of its tremendous number and complex pronunciation system. This small article mainly focus on the origin of onomatopoeia,...
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  • Language Consists of Vowels and Consonants
    LANGUAGE CONSISTS OF VOWELS AND CONSONANTS Language consists of vowels and consonants. That sentence may contain some truth, but when we talk about language, we can not say that consists of vowels and consonants only. Language is a system for encoding and decoding information. However, there are different kinds of ways to communicate and, we as human beings are not the only ones who have the ability to do it. Vowels and consonants are related to speech. On the other hand,...
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  • Classifying the Vowels Sounds of English.
    - http://www.indiana.edu/~gasser/L503/vowels.gif Classifying the Vowels Sounds of English The classifcation of vowels is based on four major aspects: Tongue height - according to the vertical position of the tongue (high vowels, also referred to as close; low vowels, also referred to as open; intermediate - close-mid and open-mid) Frontness vs. backness of the tongue - according to the horizontal position of the highest part of the tongue. Lip rounding - whether the lips are...
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  • Types of English vowels - 1091 Words
    Introduction Vowel sounds present a considerable challenge to non-native speakers. Spoken English has an unusually high number of vowel sounds - from 5 written vowels (a, e, i, o, u) we produce 19 vowel sounds (see chart below). Do you know how many vowel sounds your language has? If it has less than English, you will need to learn the new sounds. Types of Vowel Sound A vowel sound is made by shaping the air as it leaves the mouth. There are four types of vowel in English: Short...
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  • Phonetics: Vowel and Stress - 786 Words
    Progress test 2 due to 28th of February 2012 Phonetics 1) Transcribe the following sentences. Mark the stressed words and use weak forms where appropriate: 'She can 'swim 'faster than 'I can. (contrast) /'ʃi: kən 'swɪm 'fɑ:stə ðən 'aɪ kən/ 'She's from 'Scotland. 'Where 'are 'you from? (contrast) /'ʃi:z frəm 'skɒtlənd. 'weər ɑ: 'ju: frəm?/ 'Sally's been 'trying to 'send you an 'e-mail. /'sælɪz bin 'traɪɪŋ tə 'send ju ən 'i:meɪl/ 'Alastair 'claimed he was 'selling the...
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  • Phonology: Vowel Phonics Patterns
    What is phonology? Phonology is the study of the sound system of languages. It is a huge area of language theory and it is difficult to do more on a general language course than have an outlineknowledge of what it includes. In an exam, you may be asked to comment on a text that you are seeing for the first time in terms of various language descriptions, of which phonology may be one. At one extreme, phonology is concerned with anatomy andphysiology - the organs of speech and how we learn to use...
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  • The vowels (Monophthongs) of English
    The vowels (Monophthongs) of English 1. [i] High Front Tense Unrounded 2. [I] High Front Lax Unrounded 3. [ɛ] Mid Front Lax Unrounded 4. [æ] Low Front Lax Unrounded 5. [ɚ] Mid Central Lax Unrounded 6. [ʌ] Mid Central Lax Unrounded 7. [u] High Back Tense Round 8. [ʊ] High Back Lax Round 9. [ɔ]Mid Back Lax Round 10. [ɑ] Low Back Lax Unrounded Founded in 1963, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences (KUAS) was originally known as the Provincial Kaohsiung Institute of...
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  • Vowels in English Gramar - 778 Words
     Phonetics The English Vowels and Diphthongs There are 5 vowels and 2 semi-vowels (Y and W). But there are from 11 to 20 "vowel sounds" in English, made by one or more vowels in various words. Vowels in the English Alphabet The 5 traditional vowels are A, E, I, O, and U. However, in English the the letters W and Y can also represent vowel sounds, but they don't always do so. Hence, they may be considered vowels "sometimes". Examples with Y and W as vowels: In the word...
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  • Exercises For Long Vowels Sound 1
    Diphthongs Diphthongs are types of vowels where two vowel sounds are connected in a continuous, gliding motion. They are often referred to as gliding vowels. Most languages have a number of diphthongs, although that number varies widely, from only one or two to fifteen or more. Long Vowel Sounds Sentences: /eɪ/ - rain Rain is one of Gods blessing to human being. /i/ - meet The business man meet his investor in one of the famous resturant in town. /ɑɪ/ - bike It started as a geezer bike for...
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  • English Vowel Reduction by Korean Learners
    English unstressed reduced vowels, such as schwa '[ə]' and barred-i '[ɨ]', have phonetic features that are distinct from other vowels. Phonetic features of those vowels are reduced in duration and vowel quality (F1 and F2). Schwa '[ə]' occurs in a word-final position like Rosa as a mid central reduced vowel and barred-i '[ɨ]' occurs in a non-final position like roses as a high central reduced vowel (Flemming & Johnson 2007). In contrast to English, there is no stress in Korean phonological...
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  • Vowel Consonants Count Using Java
    package vowelCons; import java.util.Scanner; public class VowelCons { public static void main(String args[]){ String input; char selection; int x = 0; char[] a = new char[100]; Scanner keyboard = new Scanner(System.in); System.out.print("Enter a string: "); input = keyboard.nextLine(); x = input.length(); //Convert from String to Char...
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  • System Of OE Vowels And Their Origin Word Stres
    All the Germanic languages of the past and present have common linguistic features; some of these features are shared by other groups in the IE family, others are specifically Germanic. In ancient IE, prior to the separation of Germanic, there existed two ways of word accentuation: musical pitch and force stress. The position of the stress was free and movable, which means that it could fall on any syllable of the word a root-morpheme, an affix or an ending and could be shifted both in...
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    INTRODUCTION It is undeniable that English is not an easy language to learn. Malaysian ESL students oftentimes find English to be rather confusing and difficult to learn. Pronunciation seems to trip most students up. Though the English language syllabus makes room for pronunciation skills to be included in classroom practices, many often have problems with the pronunciation of certain words. According to Abbas and Muhammad Reza (2011), many ESL learners have “major difficulties” with English...
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  • Descriptive Grammar of English - 283 Words
    Descriptive Grammar of English WSJO 2010/2011 – Year 2 Vowels – general characteristics (8) 1. 2. Definition of a vowel – the type of sound, depending largely on very slight variations of tongue position, which is most easily described in terms of auditory relationships, since there is no constriction which we can feel with any precision. Characteristic features: • generally voiced • produced with unimpeded airflow • no noise component but a characteristic patterning of formants • made...
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  • English Teacher - 1695 Words
    Lesson#2 Pronunciation Today we’ll discuss on Pronunciation. You know all the English alphabets are divided into to parts: consonant and Vowel. In this class we’re going to talk about Vowels. I can divide the vowel sounds into four classes. 1. Pure Vowels.[Numbering 12: A, At/It, Av, Av, Avt, A¨vt B, C, G,G¨v, D, E,] 2. Diphthongs. [Numbering 8: AvB, GB, AD, AvD, BAv, GAv, DAv,] 3. Triphthongs.[Numbering 5: GBAv, AvBAv, ABAv, AvDAv, AvDAv,] 4. Semi Vowels.[Numbering 2: W,Y/...
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  • How I Learn to Read
    It was a big process in order for me to start reading, but I think that the way I learned how to read was by learning the Alphabet at first; because in order to start reading I had to be able to recognize the letters I was trying to read. After I had mastered the alphabet I started practicing with high frequency words. These words were words that we were seeing in our school books, homework, reading, and lectures. These words were placed in small sentence and short stories that the teacher gave...
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  • Diphthongs 1 - 231 Words
    Diphthongs Definition • Speech sound beginning with one vowel sound and moving to another vowel sound within the same syllable. For example, oy in the word boy. -In all diphthong the first part is much longer and stronger than the other part. • (Do not forget to make the second part shorter and quieter.) • one of the most common pronunciation mistakes that result in a learner of English having a "foreign" accent is the production of pure vowels where a diphthong should be pronounced Pure...
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  • Phonics Difficulties - 3475 Words
    This report will cover new diagnosing and assessing procedures are being used for phonics difficulties. The studies of recent diagnostic procedures for phonics difficulties are important to me, as a teacher because I can learn new ways of diagnosing my students with difficulties they may have in phonics as soon as those difficulties show themselves. Diagnostic testing for phonics is used to identify skill deficits and that need a plan of assistance. As a teacher, I can the most recent...
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  • Phonetics and Phonology: Study of the Production of Speech Sounds
    1. Phonetics and phonology Phonetics and phonology is a general theory about speech sounds and how they are used in language (Peter Roach, 2000). However, there are some differences between phonetics and phonology. a) Phonetics Phonetics is the study of human sounds in general without reference to their systemic role in a specific language. Phonetics can be divided into two categories. The first type of phonetics, articulatory phonetics, examines the speech organs and processes by which...
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  • intro to phonetics and phonology - 13034 Words
    Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Phonetics and phonology They are branches of linguistics that study speech sounds. Phonetics studies physical aspects of speech sounds (the production and perception of speech sounds, differences in sound quality, clear / l / vs dark / l /, / u: / vs / ʊ /, / p / vs / ph /, etc.). Three main areas of phonetics: - Articulatory phonetics: dealing with the way in which speech sounds are produced (sounds classified according to the position of the lips and the...
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  • English Conversation - 5366 Words
    Laboratory sessions: 1. Introduction to the Sounds of English- Vowels, Diphthongs & Consonants. 2. Introduction to Stress and Intonation. 3. Situational Dialogues / Role Play. 4. Oral Presentations- Prepared and Extempore. 5. ‘Just A Minute’ Sessions (JAM). 6. Describing Objects / Situations / People. 7. Information Transfer 8. Debate 9. Telephoning Skills. 10. Giving Directions. 1.Introduction to Sounds of English - Vowels, Diphthongs, Consonants Language has a very...
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  • Focus on the learner - 1451 Words
    A. Learner’s profile Virginia is a 29-year old native Spanish speaker born in Madrid. She is currently studying a professional training course and works as an animal caretaker. She is one of the A2 or Elementary proficiency level students of the Celta Teacher Training Program at International house Language School. She took part of the same program two years ago, but she didn’t continue studying English afterwards. Virginia studied English in primary and secondary school following a...
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  • The Rules of English Reading - 588 Words
    Department of Education and science of Ukraine M.P. Drahomanov Pedagogical University Foreign Philology Institute The rules of English words reading Completed by 41eu group student Maksjuta Lilya Kyiv 2009 CONTENTS Introduction 1. Factors which influence the...
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  • SchwaIn Linguistics Specifically Phonetics And Phonology
    Schwa In linguistics, specifically phonetics and phonology, schwa (sometimes spelled shwa) refers to the mid-central vowel sound (rounded or unrounded) in the middle of the vowel chart, denoted by the IPA symbol ə, or another vowel sound close to that position. An example in English is the vowel sound in the 'a' of the word 'about'. Schwa in English is mainly found in unstressed positions, but in some other languages it occurs more frequently as a stressed vowel. In relation to certain...
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  • Glasgow Sonnet Essay - 1090 Words
    Glasgow sonnet is a touching poem written by Edwin Morgan and is about how Glasgow used to be, years ago and the effects that it had on people. It deals with an important issue such as poverty and we see the reality of it and how it shouldn’t be ignored. By examining Morgans use of techniques we will be able to seen more of the effects of poverty and how and things actually are Morgans makes the poem particularly effective by the use of sonnet structure, the first 8 lines show us the area and...
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  • Early Modern English Phonology
    1 TOPIC 12 (Abridged) EARLY MODERN ENGLISH PHONOLOGY AND SPELLING 1. INTRODUCTION The 15th c., following the death of Chaucer, marks a turning point in the history of English, for during this period the language underwent greater and more important phonological changes than in any other century before or since. Despite these changes in pronunciation, the old spelling was maintained and stereotyped. Generally speaking, Caxton and the printers who followed him based their spelling not on...
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  • Edu 371 Final - 1981 Words
    Final Assignment Amanda Kummer EDU 371: Phonics Based Reading & Decoding Instructor: Craig Smith August 12, 2013 Learning to read is a very important skill necessary for a productive and successful life. Reading helps lead to a successful academic career. Everything we learn comes from reading. The Action Reading program focuses on a systematic phonics instruction. Comprehension, vocabulary, fluency, phonemic awareness, and phonics are the main critical areas of effective...
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  • M.a Question Paper - 573 Words
    1st questn; write on a British Poet P.B. Shelley or any other,(wait ill tell u dis later) or Write an essay on a famous poem in English Literature.................................. or Write an essay on a period in the history of British Poetry................................ or Write an essay on a literary group in the history of British poetry in about 3000 words on the model provided in 36.5(in unit 36) full mark 100. 2nd Questn; BRITISH Drama; 1) Discuss Dr. Fautus as a tragedy...
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  • HowtoStudyKorean Unit 0 PDF
    HowtoStudyKorean.com Unit 0: Lessons 1 - 3 PDF file available for download at howtostudykorean.com 1 HowtoStudyKorean.com – Unit 0 PDF Table of Contents Unit 0 Lesson 1: Korean word structure and basic letters…………………………………….……….p.3 Lesson 2: More basic Korean letters…………………………………………………...………p.10 Lesson 3: Korean Dipthongs: Complex vowels………...………………………………..…….p.16 Korean alphabet: Quick reference………………………………………………..…..………..p.20 2 HowtoStudyKorean.com – Unit 0 PDF Introduction For now,...
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  • How to improve listening skill
    HOW TO… IMPROVE YOUR LISTENING by Hội các sĩ tử luyện thi IELTS on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 11:17am · By Nguyen Ngoc Van Khanh (Sưu tầm từ tạp chí Hot English Magazine(from UK), rất thích hợp cho các bạn có nhu cầu học Anh văn giao tiếp, và Anh văn thông dụng đấy ^^) Here are nine tips for improving your listening skills in English. 1. Accept the facts First of all, you need to accept the fact that you aren’t going to understand everything. Experts have shown that we only...
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  • Dos Reis Jorge - 4044 Words
    Speechant: a vowel notation system to teach English pronunciation Jorge dos Reis and Valerie Hazan This paper introduces a new vowel notation system aimed at aiding the teaching of English pronunciation. This notation system, designed as an enhancement to orthographic text, was designed to use concepts borrowed from the representation of musical notes and is also linked to the acoustic characteristics of vowel sounds. Vowel timbre is represented in terms of the height of the symbol and vowel...
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  • Introduction to the Six Syllable Types
    Six Syllable Types By: Louisa Moats and Carol Tolman (2008) Learn the six types of syllables found in English orthography, why it's important to teach syllables, and the sequence in which students learn about both spoken and written syllables. Six written syllable-spelling conventions are used in English spelling. These were regularized by Samuel Webster to justify his 1806 dictionary's division of syllables. The conventions are useful to teach because they help students remember when to...
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  • Phonetics and Phonology - 5575 Words
    Introduction English is a widespread language, spoken all over the world. It is the mother tongue of people of different nationalities, such as: British, American, Australian, Canadian and South African. It is the second language (language of instruction, used in administration and education) of several countries in Asia and Africa and it is learned as a foreign language in almost every country. Languages have different accents meaning they are pronounced differently by different people...
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  • Accented, Unaccented Schwa And Dipthongs
    ACCENTED & UNACCENTED /er/ ACCENTED/STRESSED /er/ only appears in /er/ stressed syllables. How To Pronounce: To make this sound, the lips will go round a bit. So, the corners come in, and that brings this part away from the face. The middle part of the tongue raises towards the roof of the mouth in the middle and the tongue actually touches the top teeth on either side. It presses against them. The front of the tongue ACCENTED/STRESSED Example (Spelling Pattern): /er/ • er – herd, serve,...
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  • German Filology - 1158 Words
    Длинные вопросы: germaani keelte iseloomulikud jooned 66.ablaut ehk apofoonia (grammatiline ja leksikaalne vokaalivaheldus) * The term Ablaut was coined by Jacob Grimm (1785–1863) * Gradation affects the IE vowels e and o * e-grade (full grade) * o-grade * zero grade (ø) * gradation in Indo-European: e – o – ø – ø * (cf Eng pedal vs podium) * gradation in Germanic: i – a – ø – ø * (cf Eng sing vs sang/song * 1) qualitative gradation...
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  • Phonetics and Phonology - 680 Words
    Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology Phonetic description of language Phonetic explanations for language sound patterns To explain patterns we see in language sound systems, we will make reference to two phonetic systems “the talker” articulation, aerodynamics “the listener” acoustics, speech perception The patterns we see in language sound systems can be classified into two sets: “process” sound alternations, conditioned changes “inventory” set of contrastive sounds in a language...
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  • Fundamentals of Phonetics - 820 Words
    YELLOW= MISSED QUESTIONS Purple = correct answers Question 14 ptsWhich of the following is a rounded back vowel?  Check all that apply. Which of the following is a rounded back vowel? Check all that apply. x | o | | a | x | u | | ə | Question 21 ptsWhat is the primary articulator used in creating vowels? What is the primary articulator used in creating vowels? | the vocal folds | | the pharynx | xx | the tongue | | the nasal cavity | Question...
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  • International Phonetic Alphabet and Right Index Finger
    Activity: LMA Box and six picture boxes ('a' 'e' 'i' 'o' 'u', 'mixed') Type: Individual Material: Large movable alphabet box, picture box, floor mat. The LMA box is a compartmentalized box with the one compartment for each latter of the alphabet. The vowels are in blue and the consonants are in pink color. There is more than one piece for each letter. The picture box is a small box with objects pictures which belong to the pink scheme . There are six picture boxes – one for each...
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  • Phonemic Awareness - 2070 Words
    In order for students to be successful, the teacher must do their share of importing information to the students. Teachers will need to review and or possibly teach the concept. Vowels are defined as A, E, I, O, U, they can be long or short. Vowels are speech sounds that exist in the English language and make up the central part of a syllable. Vowels are produced when air from the lungs passes through the mouth with minimal obstruction and without audible friction. Each vowel produces a...
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  • Plan - 1423 Words
    Lesson Plan in English II February 20, 2012 I. Objectives Differentiate between connotations from denotations in word interpretations. Appreciate reading poems as a means of art and value laden text. II. Subject Matter Topic: Denotation and Connotation of Words in a Poem Listening text: References: Materials: Visual Aids, flash cards Freedom Freedom Value Focus: III. Procedure A. Drill Class as I flash the cards; pronounce each word with proper stressing, either on...
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  • K2 Lesson Plan - 302 Words
    ENGLISH BUFFET CLASS Lesson 1: Class Format Introduction and Phonics Review (Consonants and Short vowels) -60 minutes |Time |Activities |Focus |Materials | |(minutes) | |...
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  • Curriculum Development for Small Group Esl
    Cohen Van Court EDU 580: Assessment 1 December 22, 2012 I. Description of Learners This private tutoring course has been developed for three elementary school girls, ages 8 - 11. They are sisters, recent immigrants from Saudi Arabia, who will be living and attending school in the U.S. for approximately two years. These students have been assigned a private English language tutor by Cartus Intercultural Language Solutions on behalf of Chevron Corporation, as part of their family’s...
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  • English Phonetics and Phonology - 467 Words
    THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG HKU SPACE Community College Associate Degree Programmes 2012-13 Course Document Course Title: English Phonetics and Phonology Course Code: C C 8 8 3 5 6 0 0 Aims and Objective This course will focus on articulatory phonetics and the classification of sounds in English. It will explain how English is pronounced in the context of a general theory about speech sounds and how they are organized in languages. Topics will include the speech production mechanism; the...
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  • Improving English Reading Skills Among Pupils Through Activity Method
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  • Case Study - 538 Words
    Case Study 1) General Information: Student name: Larry money Date of Testing: Grade: 1 Date of Birth: Chronological Age: School: 2) Reason for Assessment: is currently having difficulties with learning and behavior. frequently is out of his throughout the day, and answers aloud before being called on to give the answers and struggles to follow directions. also has learning difficulties in reading decoding and reading comprehension. 3) Background Information: lives with is...
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     STRUCTURE OF SYLLABLES Introduction: Syllable is a unit of human speech that is interpreted by the listener as a single sound. Every word in English is made up of one or more syllables. A syllable consists of vowels and consonants. The central element of a syllable is normally a vowel sound and the marginal elements are usually consonants. At times a single vowel itself can constitute a syllable. In India, languages are syllable-timed languages so uniform stress is given to different...
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  • Syllable Division - 2726 Words
    A BRIEF STUDY ON SYLLABLE DIVISION: HELPING EFL LEARNERS Abstract: This article will present some considerations on syllable division in order to help EFL learners. Some theories will be presented so that it is possible to check the various studies on such important topic. A scheme about separating the syllables will be shown and a topic on ambisyllabicity as well. Key-Words: Syllable Division. Theories. Syllable Structure Introduction The syllable is a basic unit of speech studied on...
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  • Curriculum Guide for Spoken Language and Word Recognition
     Curriculum Guide for Spoken Language and Word Recognition Supported by Research-Based Practices SPE-359 Characteristics of Learning Disabilities and Strategies to Teach Individuals with LD May 31, 2015 For students, understanding the ways written language represents the way they speak is key to literacy (Bear, D., Invernizzi, M., Templeton, S., & Johnston, F. (2011). Wilson Fundations, better known as “Fundations”, is a K-3 phonological/phonemic awareness, phonics and spelling...
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  • CELTA - Focus On Learner Pronunciation Problems
    PROBLEM: The “R” sound In Portuguese, R at the beginning of words, at the end of words, or before a consonant is pronounced like H. Many Brazilian students carry this habit into English words, pronouncing “restaurant” as “hestaurant” and “far” as “fah.” It’s especially common when the English word and the Portuguese word are similar, such as in “restaurant” and “regular.” SOLUTION: First, I have my students work on pronouncing the English R sound by itself. I demonstrate the correct mouth...
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  • Classroom Observation of How Music Is Used in a Classroom
    Glenneisha Jones Music & Movement March 10, 2011 Music In The Classroom For my classroom observation, I chose the three year old room at my daycare. In this classroom, music and rhythm were utilized numerous times during my observational period. Upon entering the classroom, the children were working on their morning journals and listening to classical music. After the children were done it was time for them to transition and prepare for breakfast. To keep the students calm,...
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  • WGU Lesson Plan Format 0913 2ndPlan
    LESSON PLAN Name: Raymond Yarbrough WGU Task Objective Number: V1 UNDERGRAD-0510 GENERAL INFORMATION Lesson Title & Subject(s): Phonemic Awareness/Reading Topic or Unit of Study: Phonemic Awareness Grade/Level: 1st Grade Instructional Setting: This is a 1st grade class made up of 12 first grade students. There are 7 Girls and 5 Boys. There is 1 male student with general academic IEP that covers all subjects as well as 1 male and 1 female student that have speech IEPs. The classroom is...
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  • none - 408 Words
    yhdcjhfdkdfykfkgsdgdhgdshsdhdhffffffffffffffffffffffffffffff f Hindustani natively possesses a symmetrical ten-vowel system.[1] The vowels: [ə], [ɪ], [ʊ] are always short in length, while the vowels: [aː, iː, uː, eː, oː, ɛː, ɔː] are always considered long (but see the details below). Among the close vowels, what in Sanskrit are thought to have been primarily distinctions of vowel length (that is /i ~ iː/ and /u ~ uː/) have become in Hindustani distinctions of quality, or length...
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  • Celta: Assigment 2 - 1612 Words
    1. Background and education framework For this assignment I interviewed XXX, a 26 year old refugee from Eritrea. The political situation in his country is grave. It is a single-party presidential republic, where any kind of outspoken criticism is punished without trial. Back home the government recruited him to be a soldier and as he would not comply, he had to run. He fled to Slovenia with his wife, leaving three children in Eritrea to live with their grandparents until he and his wife find a...
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