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/w/ Consonant Blends: Practice Your Pronunciation

In this lesson, we will practice consonant blends that include the /w/ sound. We will learn the spelling and pronunciation of words spelt with ‘tw’, ‘sw’ and ‘dw’.

We will also learn the spelling patterns of words spelt with a ‘w’ that is not pronounced. 

This lesson is Part Two on the /w/ sound. For Part One of this lesson, CLICK HERE.

Practice Consonant Blends /tw/

tweezers: I lost my tweezers twice

Practice Consonant Blends /sw/

swear: I swear I saw swans swimming

Practice Consonant Blends /dw/

dwell: the Elves dwell in Rivendell

Spelt ‘wr’ pronounced as /r/ (no /w/ sound)

wren: when will I see a wren again?

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In this lesson I teach you word examples with the /eə/ diphthong vowel sound in English. You will learn advanced vocabulary, spelling patterns and phrases that include the /eə/ sound in English.

Click the audio player link below to listen to this podcast lesson on the vowel sounds of English. Here are a few example words taken from the lesson:


air

bear

there

swear

despair

hairy

wary

mayor


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In this lesson I teach you word examples with the /aɪ/ diphthong vowel sound in English. You will learn advanced vocabulary, spelling patterns and phrases that include the /aɪ/ sound in English.

Click the audio player link below to listen to this podcast lesson on the vowel sounds of English. Here are a few example words taken from the lesson:


eye

might

child

wise

exercise

final

cyclops

thigh


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In this lesson I teach you word examples with the /aʊ/ diphthong vowel sound in English. You will learn advanced vocabulary, spelling patterns and phrases that include the /aʊ/ sound in English.

Click the audio player link below to listen to this podcast lesson on the vowel sounds of English. Here are a few example words taken from the lesson:


house

about

mouth

slouch

owl

fountain

towel

plough


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