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Wasit? I thought it was last month.

Conversation

Customer: Does this shop sell * Swedish shampoo ?

Shop assistant: Yes. We have some special Swedish shampoo on this shelf.

Practise this conversation. Use the *list above.

 

Unit 33[ 3 ] television

First practise [∫]. Use your voice to make [3].

 

Practice 1Listen and repeat:

television garage Peugeot measuring tape treasure casual clothes Asia an unusual collision

 

Reading Television programmes: Channel O

 

7.00 - Children's film: 'Treasure Island'

7.15 - News comment: An Unusual Collision

7.30 - Fashion: Casual Clothes

7.45 - Travel film: Across Asia in a Peugeot

8.15 - Do-it-yourself: How to Measure a New Garage

8.30 - Variety show: It's a Pleasure

 

ConversationTalk about the television programmes.

Example:

A: What are you going to watch on television tonight ?

B: Treasure Island.

DrillWhen somebody says 'Thank you' for doing something, we sometimes say, 'It's a pleasure'. Practise this answer.

Example:

A: Thank you for lending me your television.

B: It's a pleasure.

1 Thank you for mending my television.

2 Thanks for lending me your measuring tape.

3 Thanks for lending me 'Treasure Island'.

4 Thank you for letting me use your garage.

5 Thanks for letting me drive your Peugeot.

6 Thanks for letting us watch your television.

 

Unit 34 [t∫] cherry

First practise [t] and [∫]. 1 Begin to make [t].

2 Then slowly move your tongue from the roof of your mouth.

 

Practice 1 Listen and repeat:

Sound 1 Sound 2 Sound 1 Sound 2
ships sheep sherry chips cheap cherry shop cash wash chop catch watch

 

Test Tick the words you recognise in the sentences you hear:

1. a) shop; b) chop 2. a) sherry; b) cherry 3. a) washing; b) watching 4. a) ships; b) chips 5. a) shin; b) chin 6. a) shoes; b) choose

 

Practice 2 Listen and repeat:

children cheque Cheshire cheaper choose butcher's shop chump chops shoulder chops a delicious chicken children's lunch Mrs Church much which

 

Dialogue At the butcher's shop

Butcher: Mrs Church: Butcher: Mrs Church: Butcher: Mrs Church: Butcher: Mrs Church: Butcher: Good morning, Mrs Church. Good morning, Mr Cheshire. I'd like some chops for the children's lunch. Chump chops or shoulder chops, Mrs Church ? I'll have four shoulder chops, and I want a small chicken. Would you like to choose a chicken, Mrs Church ? Which one is cheaper? This one's the cheapest. It's a delicious chicken. How much is all that? I haven't got cash. Can I pay by cheque? Of course, Mrs Church.

 

Recipe Cheese-topped chops



4 chops, sherry, Cheddar cheese, 1 fresh chilli or a pinch of chilli powder (not too

much chilli), mushrooms, shallots

 

1. Pour a little sherry over the chops.

2. Chop the mushrooms, cheese and shallots.

3. Mix the mushrooms, cheese, shallots and chilli.

4. Grill the chops.

5. Put the chops in a dish.

6. Spread the mixture over the chops.

7. Grill the chops and mixture for a few minutes.

8. Serve the chops with fresh French salad and chips.

 

Unit 35[d3] jam

First practise [t∫]. Use your voice to make [d3].

 

Practice 1 Listen and repeat:

Sound 1 Sound 2 Sound 1 Sound 2
cheap choke chin jeep joke gin cherry larch H Jerry large age

 

Test Tick the words you recognise in the sentences you hear:

1. a) choking; b) joking 2. a) larch; b) large 3. a) cheap; b) jeep 4. a) chain; b) Jane 5. a) chilly; b) Jilly 6. a) cheered; b) jeered

 

Practice 2 Listen and repeat:

gin jeep January just joke jail dangerous manager agency injured passenger damaged village bridge edge large George Churchill ginger-haired chap

 

Dialogue George Churchill

Jerry: John: Jerry: John: Jerry: John: Jerry: John: Jerry: John: Jerry: Just outside this village there's a very dangerous bridge. Yes. Charles told me two jeeps crashed on it in January. What happened? Well George Churchill was the driver of the larger jeep, and he was driving very dangerously. He'd been drinking gin. George Churchill ? Do I know George Churchill ? Yes. That ginger-haired chap. He's the manager of the travel agency in Chester. Oh, yes. I remember George. He's always telling jokes. Well, was anybody injured ? Oh, yes. The other jeep went over the edge of the bridge, and two children and another passenger were badly injured. Were both the jeeps damaged? Oh, yes. And what happened to George ? George? He's telling jokes in jail now, I suppose!

 

Joining sounds

When two sounds [t∫] or [d3] come together, you must say both sounds.

Listen and repeat:

orange juice village jail large gentleman huge jam-jar rich child watch chain which chair how much cheese which job college chess large cherries teach German

 

Unit 36[f]fan

Touch your top teeth with your bottom lip.

Blow out air between your lip and your teeth.

 

Practice 1 Listen and repeat:

Sound 1 Sound 2 Sound 1 Sound 2
pin peel pail fin feel fail pine snip harp fine sniff half

 

Practice 2 Listen and repeat:

Sound 1 Sound 2 Sound 1 Sound 2
hat heat hill fat feet fill heel hall hole feel fall foal

 

Test Tick the words you recognise in the sentences you hear:

1. a) pin; b) fin 2. a) peel; b) feel 3. a) snipping; b) sniffing 4. a) heel; b) feel 5. a) hat; b) fat 6. a) pole; b) hole; c) foal

 

Practice 3 Listen and repeat:

fill in finished feels fine five for form February full front friendly office sofa profile telephone beautiful comfortable after Mr Puffin difficult if wife laugh photograph photographer myself soft Phillip Phillippa

 

Dialogue At the photographer's

Phillip: Photographer: Phillip: Phillippa: Photographer: Phillippa: Photographer: Phillip: Photographer: Phillip: Phillippa: Photographer: Phillip: Photographer: I want a photograph of myself and my wife. Please fill in this form, sir. Would you prefer a full front photograph or a profile? A full front, don't you think, Phillippa ? Yes. A full front photograph. Please sit on this sofa. Is it comfortable, Mrs Puffin? Yes. It feels fine. Mr Puffin, please give a friendly laugh. That's difficult. If you say something funny I can laugh. And, Mrs Puffin, please look soft and beautiful. (laughs) Is it finished? Yes. Will the photograph be ready for the first of February ? Yes. Please phone my office after five days, Mr Puffin.

 

IntonationListen and repeat:

 

If Fred /laughs,he looks \funny.

If Grandfather /flies,he gets \frightened.

 

Jumbled sentences

If Fred laughs, If Phillippa laughs, If Grandfather flies, If you want to eat fish, If you telephone information, If you fry food, If a man has a wife, If you finish before the others, he isn't free. he gets frightened. she looks beautiful. you're first. it gets full of fat. they're helpful. he looks funny. you need a knife and fork.

Example:

If Fred laughs, he looks funny.

 

Unit 37[v]van

First practise [f]. Use your voice to make [v].

 

Practice 1Listen and repeat:

Sound 1 Sound 2 Sound 1 Sound 2
feel fine fail veal vine veil few leaf half view leave halve

 

Practice 2 Listen and repeat:

Sound 1 Sound 2 Sound 1 Sound 2
bet best ban vet vest van bolts boat bowl volts vote vole

Test Tick the words you recognise in the sentences you hear:

1. a) few; b) view 2. a) half; b) halve 3. a) fast; b) vast 4. a) boat; b) vote 5. a) bolts; b) volts 6. a) fowls; b) bowels; c) vowels

 

Practice 3 Listen and repeat:

Vera very village valley van Victor living November leaving driving lived arrived have five love lovely leaves

 

Dialogue A fine view

Vera: Victor: Vera: Victor: Vera: Victor: Has your family lived here for very long? Five and a half years. We arrived on the first of February. What a fine view you have! Yes. I love living here. Look! You can see the village down in the valley. Yes. It's a lovely view.

Reading

This is a photograph of a fat farmer arriving at a village in the valley. He's driving a van. It's a fine day, but it's November, and the leaves have fallen from the vine in the front of the photograph.

 

Conversation

Ask somebody these questions about the photograph:

1 Who's driving the van?

2 How many leaves have fallen from the vine?

3 Where do the villagers live?

4 Is the van leaving or arriving ?

5 Is it a vine or a fir tree in the front of the photograph ?

6 Are there four or five fir trees near the village?

 

Unit 38 [w] window

First practise [u:]. Make your lips round and hard for [w]. [w] is a short sound.

 

 

Practice 1Listen and repeat:

Sound 1 Sound 2 Sound 1 Sound 2
V veal vest we wheel west vet vine veil wet wine whale

Test Tick the words you recognise in the sentences you hear:

1. a) vine; b) wine 2. a) V; b) we 3. a) veal; b) wheel 4. a) verse; b) worse 5. a) veils; b) whales 6. a) viper; b) wiper

 

Practice 2 Listen and repeat:

when well wet weather Wendy went which what was watched walk warm wonderful woods why wild white wine were where wore away railway everywhere sandwiches twelve twenty quiet quickly sweet Gwen squirrels

 

Dialogue A walk in the woods

Gwen: Wendy: Gwen: Wendy: Gwen: Wendy: Gwen: Wendy: Did you see Victor on Wednesday, Wendy ? Yes. We went for a walk in the woods near the railway. Wasn't it cold on Wednesday ? Yes. It was very cold and wet. We wore warm clothes and walked quickly to keep warm. It's lovely and quiet in the woods. Yes. Further away from the railway it was very quiet, and there were wild squirrels everywhere. We counted twenty squirrels. How wonderful! Twenty squirrels! And did you take lunch with you? Yes. About twelve we had veal sandwiches and sweet white wine, and we watched the squirrels. It was a very nice walk.

 

IntonationListen and repeat:

Where was it \quiet? What did they \drink? Why did they walk \quickly? In the \woods. Sweet white \wine. To keep \warm.

Jumbled answersAsk somebody these questions about the dialogue:

Where was it quiet? What did they watch ? What did they drink ? Where were the squirrels ? Why did they walk quickly ? What did they eat for lunch ? What time did they have lunch ? What did Victor and Wendy do on Wednesday ? The squirrels. In the woods. To keep warm. Twelve o'clock. In the woods. They went for a walk. Veal sandwiches. Sweet white wine.

 

Unit 39 [j] yellow

First practise [i:]. Very quickly move your tongue to make the next sound.

Do not touch the roof of your mouth with your tongue.

 

Practice 1Listen and repeat:

Sound 1 Sound 2 Sound 1 Sound 2
joke Jack jam yolk yak yam jam Jess jeers yam yes years

Test Tick the words you recognise in the sentences you hear:

1. a) joke; b) yolk 2. a) jam; b) yam 3. a) Jess; b) yes 4. a) jeers; b) years 5. a) juice; b) use 6. a) jet; b) yet

 

Practice 2 Listen and repeat:

yes yesterday yellow years York Europe onion millionaire you university excuse me tutor tunes tuba tubes stupid student stew Hugh huge Young few knew New York music beautiful produces

 

Dialogue A stupid student

Jim: Jack: Jim: Jack: Jim: Jack: Jim: Jack: Jim: Jack: Jim: Jack: Excuse me. Did you use to live in York? Yes. Did you use to be a tutor at the University ? Yes. For a few years. Do you remember Hugh Young ? He was a music student. Hugh Young? Did he use to have a huge yellow jeep ? Yes. And he used to play beautiful tunes on the tuba. Yes, I knew Hugh. He used to be a very stupid student. Do you have any news of Hugh ? Yes. He's a millionaire now in New York. A millionaire? Playing the tuba? Oh, no. He produces jam in tubes, and tins of sausages and onion stew, and sells them in Europe. I read about Hugh in the newspaper yesterday. Oh! Well, he wasn't so stupid.

 

ConversationPractise in pairs:

Example:

wash yourself

A: When you were very young, did you use to wash yourself?

B: Yes I did. / No, I didn't.

1 dress yourself

2 feed yourself

3 be beautiful

4 be stupid

5 like music

 

Unit 40[h] hat

Push a lot of air out very quickly.

Do not touch the roof of your mouth with your tongue.

 

Practice 1Listen and repeat:

Sound 1 (no sound) Sound 2 Sound 1 (no sound) Sound 2
ill eel and hill heel hand old ear eye hold hear high

 

Test Tick the words you recognise in the sentences you hear:

1. a) eels; b) heels 2. a) and; b) hand 3. a) eye; b) high 4. a) art; b) heart 5. a) ow; b) how 6. a) air; b) hair

 

Practice 2 Listen and repeat:

hit Hilda Mrs Higgins hello Helen husband having happened hospital horrible how house horse heard hope perhaps behind unhappy

 

Dialogue A horrible accident

Helen: Ellen: Helen: Ellen: Helen: Ellen: Helen: Ellen: Helen: Ellen: Helen: Ellen: Hello, Ellen. Hello, Helen. Have you heard? There's been a horrible accident. Oh, dear! What's happened? Hilda Higgins' husband has had an accident on his horse. How awful! Is he injured? Yes. An ambulance has taken him to hospital. How did it happen ? He was hit by an express train. It was on the crossing just behind his house. How horrible! He's having an important operation in hospital now. Poor Hilda! She's so unhappy. Perhaps he'll be all right. I hope so.

 

Intonation Listen and repeat:

Oh dear!How horrible!

How awful! How terrible!

 

ConversationPractise in pairs:

Example:

A: Harold has had an accident.

B: How awful!

1 A helicopter has hit Allen's house.

2 Harry has a hole in his head.

3 Andrew spent all his holiday in hospital.

4 Hilda hit herself with a heavy hammer.

5 Ellen's husband is ill in hospital.

6 I've hurt my hand and I can't hold anything.

 

 

Unit 41[θ] thin

Put your tongue between your teeth.

Blow out air between your tongue and your top teeth.

 

Practice 1Listen and repeat:Practice 2 Listen and repeat:

Sound 1 Sound 2 Sound 1 Sound 2
mouse sum sick sink pass mouth thumb thick think path free first fin Fred half three thirst thin thread hearth

 

Practice 3Listen and repeat:

Sound 1 Sound 2 Sound 1 Sound 2
tin tree thin three tanks sheet thanks sheath

 

Test Tick the words you recognise in the sentences you hear:

1. a) sink; b) think 2. a) mouse; b) mouth 3. a) tin; b) thin 4. a) taught; b) thought 5. a) moss; b) moth 6. a) fought; b) thought

 

 

Practice 4 Listen and repeat:

thank you thought thousand thirsty Thursday thirty-three Ethel author nothing something birthday mathematician Judith worth Mrs Smith Smiths' Edith moths

 

Dialogue Gossips

Judith: Ethel: Judith: Ethel: Judith: Ethel: Judith: Ethel: Judith: Ethel: Judith: Ethel: Judith: Edith Smith is only thirty. Is she? I thought she was thirty-three. Edith's birthday was last Thursday. Was it? I thought it was last month. The Smiths' house is worth thirty thousand pounds. Is it? I thought it was worth three thousand. Mr Smith is the author of a hook about moths. Is he? I thought he was a mathematician. I'm so thirsty. Are you ? I thought you drank something at the Smiths'. No. Edith gave me nothing to drink. Shall I buy you a drink ? Thank you.

 

StressListen and repeat:

Is she? I thought she was thirty-three.

Wasit? I thought it was last month.

Isit? I thought it was worth threethousand.

Areyou? I thought you dranksomething.

 

Unit 42 [ð] the feather

First practise [θ]. Use your voice to make [ð].

 

Practice 1Listen and repeat:

Sound 1 Sound 2 Sound 1 Sound 2
Dan day dare than they there doze Ida those either

 

Practice 2Listen and repeat:

Practise these questions and answers:

What's this? What are those ? What's that? What's this? What's that? What are these ? Who's that? This is the zoo. Those are zebras. That's a zebu. This is Z. That's zero. These are zips. That's Zack.

 

Practice 3Listen and repeat:

Sound 1 Sound 2 Sound 1 Sound 2
bays close whizz bathe clothe with breeze boos size breathe booth scythe

 

Test Tick the words you recognise in the sentences you hear:

1. a) Ida; b) either 2. a) day; b) they 3. a) dares; b) there's 4. a) size; b) scythe 5. a) bays; b) bathe 6. a) boos; b) booth

 

Practice 4 Listen and repeat:

the this that clothes together feathers leather Miss Brothers another smoother rather

 

Dialogue The hat in the window

Miss Brothers: Assistant: Miss Brothers: Assistant: Miss Brothers: Assistant: Miss Brothers: Assistant: I want to buy the hat in the window. There are three hats together in the window, madam. Do you want the one with the feathers ? No. The other one. The small one for three pounds? No. Not that one either. That one over there. The leather one. Ah! The leather one. Now this is another leather hat, madam. It's better than the one in the window. It's a smoother leather. I'd rather have the one in the window. It goes with my clothes. Certainly, madam. But we don't take anything out of the window until three o'clock on Thursday.

 

StressListen and repeat:

Which hatdo youthink is betterthan the others ?

I think the onewith the feathers is better than the others.

 

Unit 43[m] mouth

Close your lips. Use your voice, [m] comes through your nose.

 

Practice 1 Listen and repeat:

Mm! me met may make maybe tomorrow summer family crumpets Cambridge remember him Tim time come some home Smith small smart Mum home-made Tom Mitcham

 

Dialogue Mum's crumpets

Jim: Mrs Smith: Jim: Mrs Smith: Jim: Mrs Smith: Jim: Mum, may Tom Mitcham come home with me for tea tomorrow ? Of course, Jim. Have I met Tom before? You met him in the summer. He's very small and smart. Oh, yes. I remember Tom. Does his family come from Cambridge ? Yes. Oh, Mum! Will you make some home-made crumpets tomorrow ? Mm ... maybe. If I have time. I told Tom about your crumpets, Mum. That's why he's coming for tea tomorrow!

 

Intonation'Mm' has many meanings.

Practise these:

Mmm means 'What did you say?'

Mm means 'yes'.

Mmmmm means 'How nice!'

Now listen to this conversation and say which meaning 'Mm' has in B's answers.

 

A: Would you like some home-made crumpets ?

B: Mm?

A: Would you like some crumpets ?

B: Mm.

A: Here you are.

B: (eating) Mm!

A: I'm glad you like them. I made them myself. Would you like to try them with marmalade ?

B: Mm?

A: Marmalade. They're marvellous with marmalade. Would you like some ?

B: Mm.

A: Here you are.

B: (eating) Mm!

 

 

Unit 44 [n] nose

Put your tongue on the roof of your mouth.

Touch your side teeth with the sides of your tongue.

Use your voice, [n] comes through your nose.

 

 

Practice 1Listen and repeat:

Sound 1 Sound 2 Sound 1 Sound 2
me mile mine knee Nile nine Tim comb name tin cone mane

Test Tick the words you recognise in the sentences you hear:

1. a) combs; b) cones 2. a) mine; b) nine 3. a) name; b) mane 4. a) some; b) sun 5. a) warm; b) warn 6. a) money; b) mummy

 

Practice 2 Listen and repeat:

noise morning rent agency   oven often seven eleven apartment unfurnished inexpensive month   station accommodation television prison Northend Avenue central London ninety-nine 11.15   garden kitchen Mr Mason certainly

 

Dialogue At an accommodation agency

Mr Mason: Manager: Mr Mason: Manager: Mr Mason: Manager: Mr Mason: Good morning. I want an apartment in central London. Certainly, sir. How much rent did you want to pay? No more than £27 a month. £27 a month? We don't often have apartments as inexpensive as that. We have one apartment for £29 a month in Northend Avenue. It's down near the station. Is it furnished? No. It's unfurnished. The kitchen has no oven. It's forbidden to use the garden. No friends in the apartment after eleven in the evening. No noise and no television after 11.15. No ... No thank you! I want an apartment, not a prison!

 

 

Unit 45[ŋ]ring

Touch the back of the roof of your mouth with the back of your tongue.

Use your voice, [ŋ] comes through your nose.

 

Practice 1Listen and repeat:Practice 2 Listen and repeat:

Sound 1 Sound 2 Sound 1 Sound 2
win thin ban ran run Ron wing thing bang rang rung wrong wink sink rink stink bank wing sing ring sting bang

 

Test Tick the words you recognise in the sentences you hear:

1. a) Ron; b) wrong 2. a) ran; b) rang 3. a) sinks; b) sings 4. a) win; b) wink; c) wing 5. a) ban; b) bank; c) bang 6. a) sinners; b) sinkers; c) singers

 

Practice 3 Listen and repeat:

pink think drink finger angrily Mr King Mr Pring morning something standing happening strong string running ringing singing bringing banging hanging

 

Dialogue Noisy neighbours

Mr Pring: Mrs Pring: Mr Pring: Mrs Pring : Mr Pring: Mrs Pring: Mr Pring: Mrs Pring: Mr Pring: Mrs Pring: Mr Pring : Mrs Pring: Mr Pring: (angrily). Bang! Bang! Bang! What are the Kings doing at seven o'clock on Sunday morning? Well, Mr King is singing. Yes, but what's the banging noise? (looking out of the window) He's standing on a ladder and banging some nails into the wall with a hammer. Now he's hanging some strong string on the nails. And what's Mrs King doing? She's bringing something pink for Mr King to drink. Now she's putting it under the ladder, and... Ohh! What's happening? The ladder's falling. What's Mr King doing? He's hanging from the string. He's holding the string in his fingers and he's shouting to Mrs King. And is she helping him ? No. She's running to our house. Now she's ringing our bell. I'm not going to answer it. I'm sleeping.

 

Unit 46 [l] letter Part 1

First practise [n]. To make [l], the air goes over the sides of your tongue and out of your mouth.

 

Practice 1Listen and repeat:

Sound 1 Sound 2 Sound 1 Sound 2
no night nine low light line Jenny bin ten jelly Bill tell

Test Tick the words you recognise in the sentences you hear:

1. a) night; b) light 2. a) no; b) low 3. a) Jenny; b) jelly 4. a) knot; b) lot 5. a) snow; b) slow 6. a) snacks; b) slacks

 

Practice 2Look at the picture. Then answer the questions.

 

 

Who's late for lunch?

What's Mr Lee looking at ?

Is there a lot of lemonade left or only a little ?

Is there any lettuce left ?

Why is Mr Lee complaining ?

 

Dialogue Early for lunch

Mr Allen: Waitress: Mr Allen: Waitress: Mr Allen: Waitress: Mr Allen: Waitress: Mr Allen: Hello Lily. You're looking lovely today. Hello, Mr Allen. You're early for lunch. It's only eleven o'clock. When I come later there's usually nothing left. What would you like ? Leg of lamb, please. And would you like a plate of salad? It's lettuce with black olives. Marvellous! I love olives. And would you like a glass of lemonade? Yes please, Lily. And a slice of melon and some yellow jelly.

 

Unit 47 [l] ball Part 2

In these words I has a slightly different sound:

Bill Paul tell fall pull I'll small help myself holding difficult salesman a spoilt child always fault uncle bicycle careful beautiful sensible special little gentleman

Dialogue A spoilt little boy in a bicycle shop

Paul: Uncle Bill: Salesman: Uncle Bill: Paul: Salesman: Paul: Uncle Bill: Paul: What a beautiful bicycle! Paul! Be careful! Excuse me, sir. This child is too small to ride this bicycle. It's a very difficult bicycle to ... Be careful, Paul! You always tell me to be careful. Don't help me. I won'tfall. But, sir. This is a very special bicycle. It's ... Don't pull the bicycle, Uncle Bill. I'll do it myself. Be sensible, Paul. This gentleman says it's a ... (Paul falls) It was Uncle Bill's fault. He was holding the bicycle.

 

IntonationListen and repeat:

What a tall gentleman!

What a wonderful apple!

Unit 48[r] rain Part 1

 

Turn the tip of your tongue up as in the picture.

Do not touch the roof of your mouth with your tongue.

The sides of your tongue should touch your back teeth.

 

Practice 1Listen and repeat:

Sound 1 Sound 2 Sound 1 Sound 2
long light load wrong right road jelly fly glass Jerry fry grass

 

Test Tick the words you recognise in the sentences you hear:

1. a) long; b) wrong 2. a) jelly; b) Jerry 3. a) glass; b) grass 4. a) collect; b) correct 5. a) lane; b) rain 6. a) flea; b) free

 

Practice 2 Listen and repeat:

Ruth Rita Rosemary Mrs Reed restaurant Russia very Jerry Paris married parent America everywhere in Europe pretty proud France waitress countries Austria interesting secretary grown up Greece drives

 

Practice 3 Listen and repeat:

railway really Roland Mrs Randal Laura lorry library librarian cleverest electrician children Australia

 

Dialogue A proud parent

Mrs Randal: Mrs Reed: Mrs Randal: Mrs Reed: Mrs Randal: Mrs Reed: Mrs Randal: Mrs Reed: Mrs Randal: Mrs Reed: Mrs Randal: Mrs Reed: Mrs Randal: Mrs Reed: Are all the children grown up now, Ruth? Oh, yes. Laura is the cleverest one. She's a librarian in the public library. Very interesting. And what about Rita? She's a secretary at the railway station. And what about Rosemary? She was always a very pretty child. Rosemary is a waitress in a restaurant in Paris. She's married to an electrician. And what about Jerry and Roland? Jerry drives a lorry. He drives everywhere in Europe. Really? Which countries does he drive to? France and Austria and Greece and Russia. And does Roland drive a lorry too? Oh, no. Roland is a pilot. Really? Which countries does he fly to? Australia and America.

Unit 49[r] girl Part 2

New York depart afternoon passengers forbidden wonderful German upstairs marvellous emergency storm worse later weather announcer sir are beer dear four more there sure quarter airport order earlier departure forecaster supermarket Dr Darling Mr Martin

The letter [r] is silent in these words.

When there is no vowel following it, [r] is silent.

DialogueIn this dialogue every letter [r] is silent.

In the airport

Announcer: Dr Darling: Mr Martin: Dr Darling: Mr Martin: Air hostess: Mr Martin: Air hostess: The 2.30 plane to New York will depart later this afternoon at four forty-four. Passengers on this flight are forbidden to leave the airport. Wonderful! I'm going to the bar to order some more German beer. Where's the bar? It's upstairs. There's a bookshop too. And a supermarket. This is a marvellous airport! Oh dear! I wanted to get to New York earlier. Ah! Here's an air hostess. Excuse me. I don't understand. Has there been an emergency? Oh, no, sir. There's just a storm, and the weather forecast says it will get worse. So the plane will leave a little later this afternoon. Are you sure ? Oh, yes, sir. Our departure time is at four forty-four.

 

 


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