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1. Stds fill in the two columns with appropriate words.

beat
sheep

 

bit
sit


2. If you have worked on voiced & unvoiced sounds, get stds to work out the rules for the plural & third person singular present simple endings.

 

 

   

Look at the ending of these words & put them under the correct column.

washes, plates, forks, knives, eats, dishes, potatoes, talks, sits, chews, ..........

Now work out the rule! When do you add each ending? A clue - look at how the verb ends normally & think about voiced & unvoiced sounds.

(Answer:
If the verb ends in an unvoiced sound it takes the ending.
If the verb ends in a voiced sound it takes the sound.
If the verb ends in one of these sounds;
                      it takes the ending.)


3. If you have worked on voiced & unvoiced sounds, get stds to work out the rules for the past simple endings.

 

 

   

Look at the ending of these regular past simple verbs & put them under the correct column.

walked, wanted, played, talked, listened, liked, worked, lived, married, started, finished, cleaned, looked, loved, visited.

Now work out the rule! When do you add each ending? A clue - look at how the verb ends normally & think about voiced & unvoiced sounds.


2. Stds think up a story with given words containing minimal pairs:

- drinks, sin, gin, bin, invent....
- seen, been, keen...

 


3. Phonemic hangman - the word is written in phonemics & the stds give you sounds.



4. Bingo - with minimal pairs or with vowel sounds.

 


5. Odd word out e.g..
- not, shot, lot, cat, hot

 


6. Noughts & crosses - stds give words with the sounds in to win the space


To more sound activities

To the sounds in combination page

To the phonemic chart page

An introduction to sounds & the phonemic chart

To the phonology index

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