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Ingls Instrumental IV

Prof. Rubn Chacn Beltrn


Prof. Jim Lawley

Pronunciacin
UNIT 9
Vowel practice /i::/
The sound /i:/ is usually written with the letters e, ee, ea, or ie:
<e> me, we, Peter, equal, even, recent
<ee> these, complete, scene, extreme, Steve
<ee> see, three, thirteen, beef, sheep, street, feel, coffee, cheese
<ea> tea, eat, meal, cheap, speak, repeat, teacher, easy, mean
<ie> chief, belief, field, movie, cookie, piece, believe, niece

Other spellings:
<y> easy
<ey> key
<ei> receive, ceiling, either
<i> ski, visa
<ie> machine, police, magazine
<eo> people

Activity 1: Listen and repeat the following words (using the CALD):
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tea
peas
leave
seat

three
bean
sheep
coffee

cheese
heel
cheeks
roast beef

Activity 2: [In pairs] Read this dialogue and take notes of your
partners
pronunciation
mistakes.
Discuss
the
mistakes.

Peter: What are you having to eat, Lee?


Lee: Ill have a roast beef sandwich. And some tea.
Peter: Steve? Would you like a cheese sandwich or a roast beef
sandwich?
Steve: A cheese sandwich. I dont eat meat.
Waitress: Yes?
Peter: Wed like one roast beef sandwich and two cheese sandwiches.
Waitress: And would you like coffee or tea?
Peter: Three teas, please.
Steve: Make that two teas. Coffee for me, please.
Waitress: (writing down the order) One roast beef sandwich two
cheese sandwiches two teas one coffee.