English Australia Journal : English Australia Journal 27.2
English Australia Journal Volume 27 No 2 32 Vowel /3:/ 1. She saw Bert and Bert saw her. 2. Can a bird learn to purr? 3. Irwin urged the girl to work. 4. Earl worked in a dirty shirt. 5. If you prefer, we’ll rehearse the first verse. Vowel /e/ 1. Let the men help us get the bed. 2. They begged for rest before the extra session. 3. Everyone said it was an elegant dress. 4. His entry was an excellent etching of an elk. 5. One method is direct measurement of pressure. Vowel /eɪ/ 1. Stay and play with the baby. 2. James paid for the apron. 3. May baked a cake yesterday. 4. He sailed eighty miles away from the bay. 5. The rain made me late. Vowel /əʊ/ 1. Don’t throw snow at your pony. 2. Open the window and close the door. 3. Don’t go out in the boat alone. 4. We’re both going home. 5. We won’t go home till we know who stole the gold. Vowel /ʊ/ 1. Would you look for the cushion? 2. The rook stood on one foot. 3. He shook himself and pushed off into the woods. 4. I could eat a bushel full of cookies. 5. She’s good-looking when she puts on the wool dress. Consonant /r/ 1. Harry tried to rip the orange ribbon. 2. Don’t run across the narrow bridge. 3. The crows swarmed around the fruit. 4. Robert rode the roan right up the ridge. 5. I’ll tell the story tomorrow morning. Appendix Two Sample Practice Drill Sentences for Problem Phonemes Selected and adapted from Fairbanks. G. (1960). Voice and articulation drillbook (2nd ed.). New York: Harper & Row.
English Australia Journal 28.1
English Australia Journal 27.1