Lesson 2 - LS, Functions, Pronunciation - SPORTS AND RECREATION - Page5
Imagine you’ve spent a holiday at that hotel. Tell your friends what sports facilities it has.
PRONUNCIATION: [ә] [э:] [e]
Listen to these words. Is the vowel the same or different?
the same Dobrze
Now listen to these pairs of words. Which pairs have different vowels?
worst – west Dobrze
turn – bird Źle
sirs – says Dobrze
search – ten Dobrze
work – lend Dobrze
earn – her Źle
hurt – shirt Źle
If your answers were not correct, listen again and try to hear the difference.
Now listen to the words with the sound [э:] and repeat. Remember that in British English you do not pronounce [r].
Listen to the pair of words with the sounds [э:] and [e] repeat.
Listen to these words and tick the words with the sound [э:]
Listen to these words. Pay attention to the last sound [ә] in the syllable that is not stressed. Remember that in British English the sound [r] is not pronounced.
Now listen again and repeat.
The sound [ә] may also appear in other syllables but they are never stressed. Listen to these examples with [ә] in the first syllable and repeat.
Now repeat the words which have both sounds [э:] and [ә].