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A comptine (children's song) to review familiar terms for aunt and uncle.  Good for listening practice (pronunciation) as well.

A comptine (children's song) to review familiar terms for aunt and uncle. Good for listening practice (pronunciation) as well.

"Printables" - A list of great dinosaur lesson activities from PBS Kids.  Each activity includes some great PDF printables.  Especially love the printables for Dinosaurs A to Z which includes 26 illustrated dinosaur cards (one for each letter) plus, a list of the dinosaur names along with their phonetic pronunciations and lyrics to the "Dinosaurs A to Z song".  Video of "Dinosaurs A to Z song" available here:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1O_pZClyrc

"Printables" - A list of great dinosaur lesson activities from PBS Kids. Each activity includes some great PDF printables. Especially love the printables for Dinosaurs A to Z which includes 26 illustrated dinosaur cards (one for each letter) plus, a list of the dinosaur names along with their phonetic pronunciations and lyrics to the "Dinosaurs A to Z song". Video of "Dinosaurs A to Z song" available here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1O_pZClyrc

Wait, so what exactly is the pronunciation of 'tomato'?

Wait, so what exactly is the pronunciation of 'tomato'?

Some words sound the same but are actually spelled very differently! They are called homophones, and here is a short list of some really common ones.

Some words sound the same but are actually spelled very differently! They are called homophones, and here is a short list of some really common ones.

Sauna rules...in a Finnish accent. ;-)  HA!  We have one in our sauna!

Finnish sauna

Sauna rules...in a Finnish accent. ;-) HA! We have one in our sauna!

IF YOU CAN CORRECTLY PRONOUNCE EVERY WORD IN THIS POEM, YOU WILL BE SPEAKING ENGLISH BETTER THAN 90% OF THE NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKERS IN THE WORLD. AFTER TRYING THE VERSES, A FRENCHMAN SAID HE’D PREFER SIX MONTHS OF HARD LABOUR TO READING SIX LINES ALOUD. TRY THEM YOURSELF. Dearest creature in creation, Study English pronunciation. I will teach you in my verse Sounds like corpse, corps, horse, and worse. I will keep you, Suzy, busy, Make your head with heat grow dizzy. Tear in eye, your dress…

IF YOU CAN CORRECTLY PRONOUNCE EVERY WORD IN THIS POEM, YOU WILL BE SPEAKING ENGLISH BETTER THAN 90% OF THE NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKERS IN THE WORLD. AFTER TRYING THE VERSES, A FRENCHMAN SAID HE’D PREFER SIX MONTHS OF HARD LABOUR TO READING SIX LINES ALOUD. TRY THEM YOURSELF. Dearest creature in creation, Study English pronunciation. I will teach you in my verse Sounds like corpse, corps, horse, and worse. I will keep you, Suzy, busy, Make your head with heat grow dizzy. Tear in eye, your dress…

Thoreau's original cabin    Pronouncing Thoreau    "The author's name is commonly pronounced "thur-ROW," but his name actually sounds like the word "thorough," with the accent on the first syllable. After meeting Thoreau, philosopher Bronson Alcott wrote  the phonetic pronunciation "thorough." And in a letter dated after Thoreau's death, his Aunt wrote that she had suffered both pronunciations , but their name is pronounced "thorough."

Thoreau's original cabin Pronouncing Thoreau "The author's name is commonly pronounced "thur-ROW," but his name actually sounds like the word "thorough," with the accent on the first syllable. After meeting Thoreau, philosopher Bronson Alcott wrote the phonetic pronunciation "thorough." And in a letter dated after Thoreau's death, his Aunt wrote that she had suffered both pronunciations , but their name is pronounced "thorough."

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