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Bài tập Phát âm tiếng anh nâng cao – Unit 23: Nguyên âm trong âm tiết không được nhấn của từ

Presentation: «Learning English through Play» | American Cultural Center

23.1 Listen and compare the pronunciation of these words, first said slowly and carefully, and then used in normal speech. In which words does the pronunciation of the highlighted vowel sound change (writeC), and in which & there no change (write NC)? (Some of these words are given in B opposite.)

EXAMPLES:
diagram: I didn’t understand the diagram. NC

accept: I just couldn’t accept their decision. C (accept /æ/— accept /ə/)

1 musician

2 director

3 December

4 minute (= tiny)

5 ambulance

6 cricket

7 hotel

8 vocabulary

9 Mongolia

10 corridor

11 consent

12 airport

She’s a musician in an orchestra.

He’s a company director.

Her birthday’s in December.

The painting was minute.

The ambulance came immediately.

I play cricket every weekend.

We stayed in a smart hotel.

I’m terrible at learning vocabulary.

She’s from Mongolia.

Her office is across the corridor.

He gave his consent.

We live near the airport.

 

Now listen again and repeat, first the words alone and then the sentences with the words in context.

23.2 You will hear short definitions. After each definition, press ‘pause’, choose an answer from the box and say it aloud. (Use slow, careful speech.) When you press ‘play’ again you will hear the correct answer.

adverbial     celebrity     colonial     curiosity     furious     gravity

infinity     ingredient     majority     studious     virtual

EXAMPLE:
You bear: Time that has no end.

You say: infinity /ɪnˈfɪnɪti/

23.3 Use the words from exercise 23.2 to complete these sentences.

EXAMPLE The graph goes from zero to infinity /ɪnˈfɪnəti/)

1 I was late again and my boss was …………… with me.

2 He was …………… boy who was happiest when he was reading.

3 Since he appeared on TV he’s become a bit of a …………… .

4 The country used to be an important …………… power.

5 The …………… of people didn’t bother to vote in the election.

6 I want you to underline the …………… in each sentence.

7 Honey’s the main …………… in the sauce.

8 Just out of ……………, how old are your sisters?

9 It seemed to defy the laws of …………… .

10 Because of the smow, we were …………… prisoners in our own home.

Now say the sentences aloud (with the words you have written pronounced as in normal speech). Then listen and check your answers.

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