SS1 ENGLISH LANGUAGE THIRD TERM WEEK SIX
- Speech Work: Vowels /eǝ/ and /iǝ/
- Comprehension/Summary: The Case for Building Wooden Houses in Nigeria
- Vocabulary Development: Words Associated with Profession – Advertising
- Structure: Introduction to Auxiliary Verbs
- Writing Skills: Argumentative Essay – Child Abuse, Who is to be Blamed –Government or Parents? (Oral)
ASPECT: Speech Work
TOPIC: Vowels /eǝ/ and /iǝ/
Description of the Vowel Sound /eǝ/
The starting point of the diphthong /eǝ/ is the same vowel sound as the /e/ of ‘ten’. It glides to ǝ as in the beginning of ‘along’ and is pronounced ‘air’.
NOTE: “Tear” or “tears” which means a drop of salty water that comes from the eye when one cries, etc. is pronounced /iǝ/.
Description of the Vowel Sound /iǝ/
To produce this sound, begin with /i/ sound as in ‘tin’ and immediately change to ǝ as in the beginning of ‘along’.
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