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The Sound of n as in bank

Drill: ang, eng, ing, oong, ung, ong

sink brink rank bunk think zinc trunk drank uncle ankle tinkle

banker
clinker
sinker
anchor
conquer
tincture
function
monkey
distinct
ranking
blinking

hunger linger finger jungle shingle mingle dingle dangle anger angry hungry

single wrangle angle tangle longer stronger younger angler youngest longest strongest

1. Frank went to the bank to thank his uncle.
2. Duncan visited England in the spring.
3. The younger brother is the stronger.

4. Did the old moon sing a song to Wynken, Blynken, and Nod?

5. The keys dangled from a ring on Mrs. Banke's finger.

6. Mr. Jenkins from Bangor is our Congressman. 7. Did the hungry angler linger longer by the brook? 8. Many monkeys hung from trees in the jungle.

9. The young man hurt his ankle while anchoring the boat.

10. The Mongolian thanked the monk and drank the refreshing spring-water.

Substitution of One Sound for Another

n for ng

Notice that n is made with the tip of the tongue and the hard palate; ng with the back of the tongue and the soft palate.

an ang, en eng, in ing, oon oong, un ung, on ong

sun

tang

Pronounce these words vertically then horizontally:
win wing

pin ping
ban bang

sin sing thin thing

fan fang ton tongue

pan pang sung

ran

rang run rung

Lynn ling
clan clang

tan
bun
bung

Hun hung
stun stung

clan clang gone gong

thin thing 1. Ben flung the can into the ring. 2. Is the sun stronger than the wind? 3. The man sprang from the brink and saved his son.

4. The toad was winking and blinking in the morning sunshine. 5. “Others shall sing the song,

Others shall right the wrong,
Finish what I begin
And all I fail of, win."

Addition of the Sound of k or g to the Sound of ng

In pronouncing k and g press the back of the tongue against the soft palate, then quickly lower it, forcing the breath out at the same time.

In pronouncing ng press the back of the tongue against the soft palate and keep it there until all sound has ceased.

ank ang, enk eng, ink ing, oonk oong, unk ung

onk ong

angg ang, engg eng, ingg ing, oongg oong

ungg ungonggong

Pronounce these words vertically then horizontally:

Say sung not sungg

Say swing not swingk
think thing
sunk

sung
brink

bring bank bang tank

tang rink

ring winking winging banking banging clanking clanging

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1. Uncle says to bring the blanket here. 2. I think Duncan likes to play ping pong. 3. “Dear pig, are you willing to sell for one shilling

your ring ?")

4. Hear the clanging and the clanking and the jingling and the tinkling of the bells.

Final Consonant Combinations

Pronounce the final consonants distinctly:

angd, engd, ingd, oongd, ungd, ongd
angth, ength, ingth, oongth, ungth, ongth
angz, engz, ingz, oongz, ungz, ongz
angk, engk, ingk, oongk, ungk, ongk

ngd hanged wronged winged clanged banged belonged thronged prolonged

ngth length strength

nga gongs lungs clangs things prongs tongues songs fangs hangs pangs thongs

ngk thank blank brink drink trunk shrunk monk sink bunk link drank

1. The boys banged the drum and clanged the bell.

2. The youth longed to try his strength by swimming the length of the tank.

3. Do the frogs drink the water in the springs ? 4. Bessie clings to the water wings and does not sink. 5. I think the anchor sank because a link broke.

6. The ink upset in the trunk and stained the mink muff.

7. Frank sank to the ground when he turned his ankle on the river bank.

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toward
sword
write
wrath
wring

wrong

knead
knack
knee
knave
knell
know
knife
knight
knit
knot
knuckle
knapsack

gnome gnarled gnat gnash gnaw feign deign reign foreign design sovereign

thumb dumb comb climb limb bomb lamb tomb doubt debt subtle plumber

wrap
wreck
wreath
wrinkle
wrought
wrangle

1. I know he left the knife and the knapsack here. 2. The knight tied a knot in the knitted scarf.

3. The knave knocked his knee and his knuckle against the tree.

4. Without doubt, the best design was the foreigner's.
5. The squirrel climbed the gnarled limb of the oak.
6. The poor lamb was numb with cold.
7. The wronged knight knelt before his sovereign.
8. The plumber's thumb was injured in the wreck.

9. Did Mrs. Wright wrap the wreath in the wrinkled cloth ?

10. She wrung the water from her handkerchief and wrapped it around her wrist.

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