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Description Students complete tables to develop their anareness of sound: spelling relationships with common vowels and diphthongs Lesson link Use this exercise after Sd on page 45, Time 5 to 10 minutes Extra material Print out and photocopy the worksheet; dictionaries a Put students into pairs or small groups. Get them to write as many real words as they can in each square of the table, beginning with the letters in bold and using the sounds of the phonetic symbols. You could do the first square as an example to get students started. Point out that w and /ea/ could be where, wear, or ware (as in tableware). You could let students use dictionaries to help them if you wish. b In feedback, find out which pair or group got the most words, and draw conclusions about sound- spelling relationships, Point out that there are as many as 39 possible words. Answers lea! fia! | lad | fit | seit Jaz/ w | wear | we're] were | we | way where white weigh ware wey t tear | tear tea tar tee h | har [hee [her [he | hey hare_| hear hay € far [fear [fur [fee [fey | far fare p | pear | peer | pur | pea pay _| par pair_| pier _| per /eo/ fio! /3:/ fil /ei/ /a:/ a sles 7 a|slels 7 ‘An activity focusing on phonemic script and confusing sound-speling relationships Use tis activity after 6c on page 15 10 minutes Extra material Print out and photocopy the Phonemic personal questions worksheet foreach student; phonemic chat [page 168 in the Student's Book] Before the lesson starts, make photocopies of the handout below. You will need one copy for each student. b Put students in pairs or small groups. Hand out the phonemic questionnaire. Ask students to write the questions using normal spelling. If students are not familiar with the phonemic script, refer them to the phonemes in exercise 6a and the phonemic chart on page 168. € In feedback, ask different pairs to read out their questions, paying attention to sound-spelling relationships, particularly with the phonemes ‘oo/ and au. Ask fast finishers to write answers to the questions using phonemic script. You could ask students to write their own personal phonemic questions which they could then give to a partner to answer. Answers Where do you work? What's your favourite sport? Which sports star inspires you? ‘What's the first thing you do in the moming? What's your greatest achievement? ‘What's your most significant personal flaw? ucy [uesed queyesiubis ysoew :cf jam 9 quewasfie ysenos6 icf slam ¢ jdiuzcu eg ur (mj:np inf fig asey eg slam F gn zeredsut (a)zeas szeds fim ¢ gucds weary sf sam 7 prem nf np eam 1 suonsanb jeuosiad >1wau0yd scy puesed queyeyiuBis ysoew icf sjam 9 HuewAfie aseyar6 icf syam ¢ jliucu eg ur (a)inp inf Gig aszey eg sjam gin’ zeredsut (a)zeis suicds fim ¢ aueds queargy icf sjam 7 aeem nf np eam y suojjsanb jeuosad 21wau0yd