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Unit 2 MOVIES
UNIT 3 - DRIVING
UNIT 4 - FINDING A JOB
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4 – Pronunciation: R & L

Listen and repeat.

A: In the dialogue, there were a number of phrases that used r and l sounds. These sounds are called “liquids”. When creating these sounds, there is a difference in tongue movement. If you are attempting
to make an r sound, the back of your tongue should rise up to come close to the top of the back of your mouth.

Listen to the pronunciation of the following phrasal verbs from this chapter. They contain the r sound. Practice pronouncing the phrasal verbs.

start offturn aroundpull over

If you are attempting to create an l sound, the front of your tongue should rise up (and touch slightly) the top of the front of your mouth (just behind the teeth).

Now, listen to the pronunciation of the following phrasal verbs from this chapter. They contain the l sound. Practice pronouncing the phrasal verbs.

pull outslow downblocked offpull over

B: Listen to some other words that contain l and r. Write down the word you hear .

  1. __________ 5. __________ 8. __________
  2. __________ 6. __________ 9. __________
  3. __________ 7. __________ 10. __________
  4. __________

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