UNIT 2 Chapter 1 Lesson 10 /v/

LESSON 17 /v/

HOW TO PRONOUNCE

  1. The back part of the lower lip ALWAYS touches the upper teeth.
  2. Lips are relaxed.
  3. NEVER BITE your lower lip

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COMMON JAPANESE MISTAKE

Students usually BITE their lower lip /b/.
Students usually put their upper lip and lower lip together. /b/

LET US PRACTICE

Practice pronouncing the /v/ sound using the words below.

HOW TO PRACTICE

  1. LISTEN to the audio file.
  2. COPY how the words are pronounced.
  3. SLOWLY read the words.
  4. LOOK at your mouth and tongue movement using a MIRROR.
  5. ALWAYS practice.
TWO-SYLLABLE WORDS /v/

 INITIAL

  1. vaccine
    /væksí:n/
  1. vanish
    /vǽniʃ/
  1. verbal
    /vɚ́:bl/

MIDDLE

  1. travel
    /trǽvl/
  1. given
    /gívn/
  2. movement
    /mú:vmənt/

FINAL

  1. approve
    /əprú:v/
  1. believe
    /bilí:v/
  1. arrive
    /əráiv/
THREE-SYLLABLE WORDS /v/

INITIAL

  1. valentine
    /vǽləntain/
  1. victory
    /víktəri:/
  1. vertical
    /vɚ́:tikl/

MEDIAL

  1. bravery
    /bréivəri:/
  2. forgiven
    /fɚgívn/
  3. universe
    /jú:nivɚ̀:s/

FINAL

  1. relative
    /rélətiv/
  2. expensive
    /ikspénsiv/
  3. sensitive
    /sénsətiv/

LET US PHRASE IT

  1. vague votes
    /véig vóuts/
  1. avenue for voices
    /ǽvənu: fɚ vɔ́isəz/
  1. viewed a video
    /vjú:d ə vídi:ou/
  1. vapor from the volcano
    /véipɚ frəm ðə vɑ:lkéinou/

TONGUE TWISTER

Vivian and Victor vowed to visit Viola’s grave. 
/vívi:ən ənd víktɚ váud tə vízit vi:ouləz gréiv/

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