- The new rate was a shock.
- The new raid was a shock.
- The police led the criminal out of the shop.
- The police let the criminal out of the shop.
- D'you know how to spell tight?
- D'you know how to spell tide?
- Our nanny hit the baby.
- Our nanny hid the baby.
- She sent me a lovely card.
- She sent me a lovely cart.
- I know she can ride well.
- I know she can write well.
- There's a drunk outside the house.
- I don't like the sight of it.
- Toddlers quickly learn bad words.
- After he had felled the tree, he felt much better.
- When you come round the bend slow down.
- I'm particularly fond of the Times font.
- She's hard on the outside, but she's got a heart of gold.
- Is it Wates Grove or Wades Grove?
Monday, 30 October 2017
Pronunciation exercises for EAL students - no. 6
Today's blog contains practice sentences with word-final /t/ and /d/. In let the /e/ is shorter than in led, and in lent the /n/ is shorter than in lend. The same shortening applies to the /l/ in felt as opposed to felled. Here you go!