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1. Otto left the harrow in the fallow. 2. Orlando plays the cello and Alfonso the piano. 3. Antonio put the yellow candle in the window. 4. We saw the willow's shadow in the shallow stream.
5. To-morrow we will follow the rabbit to his burrow in the hollow.
6. Lorenzo Bellows knows the yarrow, the mallow, and the meadow rue.
1. There were burrs in the bear's fur.
Omission of a Vowel Sound
Do not omit a vowel sound in these words:
Say ruin not roon
Say history not histry
poem poetry police polite violet violin because begin family surround balloon geography different
history memory library literary usually regular general violent diamond temporary February Saturday discovery government
1. The balloon was ruined by the storm. 2. The literary critic praised the poem.
3. Mr. Sanders took his family to the theater on Saturday.
4. The polite lady thanked the policeman for directing her to the library.
5. In February the pupils began the study of history and civil government.
Addition of a Vowel Sound
Do not add a vowel sound in these words:
Say gold not goald
Say Henry not Henary
gold hold sold
mold fold jolt colt hall tall call shawl ball
Henry umbrella athletic chimney grievous bronchial gymnasium stabling rambling trembling assembling medieval
1. Henry will hold the folded shawl.
6. The classes in athletics were assembling in the gymnasium.
7. The servant thought the gold was hidden away in the old chimney. 8. "If it were so, it was a grievous fault,
And grievously hath Cæsar answered it.”
The Sound of i as in ice
This sound is a diphthong (a in ask ti in it)
1. The tired miner lighted his pipe.