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7.10: Review of Vowel Sounds

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Review of Vowel Sounds

1. Sort these thirty-two words into the eight groups below. Remember that [ur] has strong stress, and [ər] does not. Remember, too, that if a word has just one vowel sound, that vowel has a strong stress.

\begin{align*}& \text{love} && \text{produce} && \text{voice} && \text{druggist}\\ & \text{wood} && \text{woolen} && \text{musically} && \text{include}\\ & \text{early} && \text{canoe} && \text{journalist} && \text{argue}\\ & \text{humorist} && \text{lose} && \text{poison} && \text{worse}\\ & \text{statue} && \text{thousand} && \text{choose} && \text{mountain}\\ & \text{voyager} && \text{former} && \text{labor} && \text{should}\\ & \text{allowed} && \text{continue} && \text{serve} && \text{worship}\\ & \text{occurred} && \text{reserve} && \text{prove} && \text{tourist}\end{align*}

Words that contain. . .
[ur] [ər]
early serve humorist former
occurred worse voyager labor
reserve worship
journalist tourist
Words that contain...
\begin{align*}[\bar{\mathrm{u}}]\end{align*} \begin{align*}[\mathrm{y}\bar{\mathrm{u}}]\end{align*} \begin{align*}[\dot{\mathrm{u}}]\end{align*}
statue choose humorist wood
produce prove continue woolen
canoe include musically should
lose argue
Words that contain...
[u]: [oi]: \begin{align*}[\mathrm{o}\dot{\mathrm{u}}]\end{align*}
love voyager allowed
druggist voice thousand
poison mountain

2. Fill in the blanks:

Name of the sound:

Written symbol of the

sound:

Word that contains the

sound:

Short \begin{align*}<u>\end{align*} [u] just
Dotted \begin{align*}<u>\end{align*} \begin{align*}[\dot{\mathrm{u}}]\end{align*} Answers will vary.
Long <oo> \begin{align*}[\bar{u}]\end{align*} Answers will vary
Long <yu> \begin{align*}[y\bar{u}]\end{align*} cute
Schwa [ə] Answers will vary

Watch the Middles!

journalist
journ al ist
journ al ist
journ al ist
journ al ist
journalist
allowed
al low ed
al low ed
al low ed
al low ed
allowed

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