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see that thou thrust not three thousand thistles through the thick of thy thumb.

R.

in rear, roar, row, oar, urn.

Errors in Pronunciation:

Sometimes incorrectly sounded like a in father and like aw in awl.

Distinction Drill:

Utter in pairs decisively, the mind intently upon the dis'tinction :

car, caw; mar, maw; farther, father;

leer, Leah; carve, calve; bore, boa. Accent Drill:

Pronounce the following, attacking vigorously the accented syllable:

armour, farther, further, shriller, robber, rarely, ewer, berry, rural, arrowroot, arable, burner, approach, bursar, mercer, merger, roiler, rather, murderer, regulator, interpreter, quarter-master, rearing, riderless, rhubarb, phrenzy, rampart, uproarious, oratorical, mirror, uprising, Christian, discerner, rhinoceros, burgomaster, forefinger, harbinger, wharfinger, encroacher, furnisher, hydrographer, chirographer, chevalier, chandelier, fusilier, gondolier, carabinier, rapier, barrier, harquebusier, hearkener, foreigner, extortioner, sojourner, usurper, forswearer, demurrer, harbourer, purchaser, animadverter.

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Sentences:

The cart caught the father farther from his hearth than Hawth expected.

Hark! a hawk!
0, horrible ! horrible! most horrible!

S.

s in sit, hiss. Error in Pronunciation:

Sometimes incorrectly sounded like z in zone and ooze. Distinction Drill:

Utter in pairs decisively, the mind intently upon the distinction :

hiss, his; brace, braze; sounds, zounds; haste, hazed ; face, phase; fleece, flees; mace, maize; race, raise; cease, seize; ceaseth, seizeth ; muscle, muzzle; use (noun), use (verb).

Accent Drill:

Pronunce the following, attacking vigorously the accented syllable:

passing, massing, asbestos, asceticism, assassins, assets, assessor, associate, assuage, assuasive, basilisk, basis, brassiness, bristles, siesta, disuse (noun), essential, justice, isosceles, slices, losses, mischievousness, pessimism, presence, sassafras, seasons, sensations, sensuous, sparseness.

Sentences:

He says his sowing zone has several associated sections sizing similarly.

Sometimes his hisses seem seriously sent.

SH.
sh in ash, she.

Error in Pronunciation:

Sometimes sounded like zh in seizure.

Distinction Drill:

Utter in pairs. decisively, the mind intently upon the distinction:

tressure, treasure; glacier, glazier; barouche, by rouge;

ashery, azure; meshy, measure, leash, leisure; innovation, invasion; addition, adhesion, concession, concision; my rash, mirage.

Accent Drill:

Pronounce the following, attacking vigorously, the accented syllable:

enmeshed, sheltering, shiftlessness, shriveling, shrunken, splashing, crashing, conscientious, constitutional, splashing, crushing, swishing, bashfulness, refreshments, ocean, nauseous, personification, considerations, commemoration, admonition, misapprehension, additional, expansion, inattention, shiverer, provisional, shrievalty, explanation, harshness, relaxation, hashish, rashness, confessional.

Sentences:

She visually vitiated the abashed glazier's glacier.
The nation's vision of vanishing pleasure.

Z.
z in gaze, zero.

Srrors in Pronunciation:

Sometimes incorrectly sounded like s in sit.

Distinction Drill:

See Distinction Drill under sound “s."

Accent Drill:

Pronounce the following, attacking vigorously, the accented syllable:

mesmerism, easiness, visage, prosaic, disposing, Moses, cruising, malfeasance, enthusiasm, protoplasmic, laziness, cousin, business-like, drizzling, miserable, amazement, measles, fizzle, miserly, emblazoned, displeasing, nosegay,

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*NAFURAI. DRILLS İN EXPRESSION

apprizing, appeased, visitant; proposing, interpose, irresolute, museum, unwisdom, disease; -dizziness, divisible, mizzen-mast. Sentence Drill: see under s.

ZH.

zh in rouge, seizure, vision. Error in Pronunciation:

Sometimes incorrectly sounded like sh in she, ash.

Distinction Drill:

See Distinction Drill for sound “sh.”

Accent Drill:

Pronounce the following, attacking vigorously the accented syllable:

vision, seizure, cortege, displeasure, immeasurable, cohesion, transfusion, delusion, unusually, incision, fusionists, provisionally, visualizing, sub-division, revision, casually, cohesion, abrasion, osier, casuistry, abscission, persiflage, erasure, leisurely, infusion, treasured, persuasion, explosion, confusion, collision, bourgeoisie. Sentences: See under “sh.”

W.

w as in wood, wet. Errors in Pronunciation:

Sometimes incorrectly sounded like v in veal.

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Distinction Drill:

Utter in pairs decisively, the mind intently upon the distinction :

Very, wary; veal, weal; vale, wail; veered, weird ; averred, a word; vague, wake; vassal, wassail; vane, wane; vaunt, want; vaulter, Walter; vest, west; vent, went.

Accent Drill:

Pronounce the following, attacking vigorously the accented syllable:

wolverine, wabble, wafer, wagoner, worldliness, wainscoting, waving, interwoven, intertwining, wanderer, awakening, awarding, war-arrow, war-whoop, withershins, work-woman, war-ship, warrior, unwavering, warrantable, bewitching, watchword, watchfulness, water-way, waving, witchingly, wilderness, waywardness, wealthy, wearisomeness, weatherwise, weevil, well-wisher, westwardly, wishy-washy.

Sentences:

With worthiness we welcome Willie Varden.
We were very well versed.

WH.
wh as in whip.

Errors in Pronunciation:

Sometimes incorrectly sounded like w in wool, v in very.

Distinction Drill:

Utter in pairs decisively, the mind intently upon the distinction:

wether, whether; wye, why; wat, what; weed, wheat; wealth, whelp; weal, wheel ; wear, where; wine, whine; wide, white; weal, wheel, veal; wary, wherry, very; wine, whine, vine.

Accent Drill:

Pronounce the following, attacking vigorously the accented syllable:

whacking, whatnot, whatever, wheaten, wheel-barrow, whichsoever, wheresoever, wherewithal, whimperer, whimsically, whipper-snapper, whirlwind, whisper, whistler,

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