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Substitution of One Sound for Another
d for th as in this
dah thah, da tha, dee thee, doo thoo, doh thoh,
, daw thaw ad ath, ed eth, id ith, ood ooth, ud uth, od oth
1. Then Dan did the daring deed. 2. Dick went farther and farther into the dense wood.
3. That day they drove to the northern end of the town.
4. Dorothy's father took her to see the bathers.
5. Daisy's brother climbed the ladder and hung the wreathes.
6. Theodore and Dora went with mother to the leather store.
7. Either father or David will gather the load of heather.
8. Though Dan is darker than Edmond he is lighter than his other brother.
n is a nasal consonant
Equivalents: gn as in gnaw; kn as in knee
This sound occurs initially, finally, and medially:
1. Nelson's nephew gave the newsboy a nickel.
2. The neat nursemaid noticed her neighbor's new runabout.
3. Nancy, Nina, and Nanny are nick-names for Anne. 4. The knave found a keen knife among the nicknacks.
5. Nine knitting needles were in Nellie's new knitting bag.
1. The sign on the garden fence was blown down.
5. Helen's cousin Nicholas will be twenty-one next Monday.
6. Mr. Norman did not increase the rents of his tenants.
7. The Declaration of Independence was written by Jefferson.
8. Herman had prunes, bananas, and nuts for lunch. 9. Benjamin found his fortune in a Nevada mine.
10. Benedict Arnold asked Washington for the command of West Point.
11. The ships were named the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria.
12. The cocoon opened one day in June and a fine Luna moth came forth. 13. “Run, little rivulet, run!
Summer is fairly begun.' 14. “Count that day lost whose low descending sun,
Views from thy hand no worthy action done.”
Final Consonant Combinations
apt, ept, ipt, oopt, upt, opt
Pronounce the final combinations distinctly:
md rapt craft ebbed
blamed leaped raft webbed
aimed stepped shaft bribed
jammed wept cleft jibed
crammed crypt theft robed
hemmed stripped drift
seemed stooped gift cribbed
chimed draped soft lobed
combed reaped waft sobbed
roamed striped tuft daubed
foamed stopped puffed
fumed looped stuffed robbed
roomed unkempt coughed rubbed
1. The boys hopped, skipped, jumped, and clapped.
And over each pane like a fairy crept.'
Above the storm our prayers we lift.'
1. The father braved the waves and saved his child.
4. September is the ninth month and November is the eleventh.
5. The tramp limped to the pump in the stumpy swamp.
6. Stephen saved the seven cloven-footed animals.
Trusting the rest to One in Heaven."