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VII.

Sound of a as in what. Marked with a dot under it, thus—a. This sound is equivalent to short 0, as in not. The word what is pronounced hwot, not wŭt. was squash squab'ble

stalwart wad swap squat'ter

wal-let wasp swan squal'id

wal’low yacht swamp squad'ron

wad'dle squab swab

quarrel

wan'ton squad wand

swallow

was'sail Call on the class for additional words.

VIII. The long sound of e. Marked with a macron, thus—ē. Long e is one of the three vowel extremes, ä and o being the other two. bē thiết ēi'ther

ē'go tism tree niēce nei'ther

ē'quự poise beam sięge

lē'ni ent elēan sēize lē'ver

a mē'na bl ēar deed fe'brile

pre çēd'ence Zaves fiērce

fē tigh requi em

lēi'şure

IX.

The short sound of e. Marked with a breve, thus—ě. Avoid yỉt for yệt, aig for egg, etc. bėg

feoff leath'er ket'tle těp'id lēg an'y měaş'ure mět'ric těn'et bread měr'ry pleaş'ure préf'ace rés'in said bur'y bes'tial

pět'rel a gain' says

hệifler děelade pěr’uke a gainst deaf leopard fet'id

for gět'

sēck'el

X.

Sound of e as in věrge. Marked with a wave or tilde, thus-ē. This sound nearly coincides with the sound of u as in urge, but is not quite so broad and guttural. Avoid the error of sounding ē like āi, as āirth for ēarth, etc. Give the r after ē its full sound. ērr sērve ēarth ēr'mine

sērv'ant hēr vērse žarn zarn'est vēr'dict hērd vērge lēarn

mēr'cy

hērb'age fērn vērb

hệard

mēr' chant žarn'ings pērt wêre myrrh pēr'son

sēr'mon nērve gěrm thĩrst pēr'fect sēr'vice

XI. Sound of e as in thêre. Marked with a circumflex, thus-ê. This sound is identical with the sound of a as in câre. thêre

âir
hậir

thêre'fore where

êre
hệir

whêre'fore their

ê'er
nê'er

whêre as'

XII. Sound of e as in they. Marked with a macron under it, thus-e. This sound is identical with long a. they whey weight vein neigh'bor prey way freight vain hein'ous prāy neigh strāight deign la'bor

XIII. The long sound of i and y. Marked with a macron, thus—ī, y. isle die līar

fīre style eğe lyre buğ'er fire ties bỹ

ti'ny lyre aðeş rye tý'rant

ho ri'zon in quīr'y de rī'sive as pīr'ant

xiv. The short sound of i and y. Marked with a breve, thus-1, ý. him 1ўnx

dis'trict hymn nymph sýn'od withe

sýlph
rhythm

sýr'inge
schism

sýn'tax

vịne'yard

trib'une sýr'up vie'ar pret'tý wit'ty

myth pyth

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Marked with a wave or tilde, thus—. This sound is identical with the sound of e as in hếr. Avoid giving the broader and more guttural sound of u as in ûrge. Be careful to give r its full sound. first bírch sĩr

çir'ele vīr'tue thĩrst birth fír

çîr'euit

vĩl'ġin girl dîrge stír

çîr'eus

stîr'rup msrth vērge ēarn

squirrel fīrm ệarth fērn

srk'some ssr/loin worm myrrh learn

thĩr’ty world dễarth hér

worth'y work bīrd pērch

ēar'ly

çēr'tain worse gird

hệard čarn'est mîrth'ful worth pearl

hệarse ēarth'en worthless

ğîr'dle

mēr'sy ẽartholy

eui şïne

XVI. Sound of i as in pïque. Marked with two dots over it, thus—Ï. This sound is equivalent to that of long e as in mē. an tïque

ma chïne

rou tïne bas tile

de brïs'
ma rïne'

ra vine ea prïçe'

'

re gîme che nïlle en nur

ton tïne che mïşe' fa tïğue' ob lïque

u nïque' phy şïque

e lite

po lice pe tïte'

cri tïque'

fas çïne

pe lisse

XVII. The long sound of o. Marked with a macron, thus-o. Avoid shortening or obscuring the sound of long o as in õld, in such words as road, coat, home, bone, stone, etc. bone eõlt jõlt yoke

önly stone eomb most yõlk

o'ral both dölt

smoke quoth whol'ly broke folks spoke beau

close'ly choke hõld

flown show lone'ly cloak

home whõle won't tro'phy croak

roam more do n't o'pal õak hõld roar goat

Ö'dor

I. WORDS OFTEN MISPRONOUNCED.

Avoid the error of saying hôrse for hoarse, fôrce for force. boat eðax door earse gourd

blow eāat load floor hòarse mõurn trow toad lõam brooch source

toll

glow toast õath pour force

põll road Ōats pārch board serõll quoth goad throat bārne hõard rõll gross

sew

II. WORDS OFTEN MISPRONOUNCED. In words like the following, avoid the error of giving long o the sound of o as in ôr'der; as bôr'der for board'er, fôr'ger for forger, pôr'trait for portrait, etc. Give o its full, long sound. board'er põr'ter

an chõvy de e6_rous bowl'der portion

a rõoma dĩ plỡ ma gy bow'sprit pār'trait

ab do'men di plo'ma tist poultry

for' ġer storage

eo roona

op ponent põul'tice

eon doʻlence so nö'rous shoul'der mõurn'er

eog no'men

för' ġer y

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Marked with a breve, thus-o. The sound of short 0, as in not, is slightly modified by the different consonants with which it is combined. In words like cough, gone, loss, etc., the sound of short o is modified, so that it tends towards a sound intermediate between short o and broad a. Avoid the common error of saying dawg or dorg for dog; gawd or gord for god; also, that of gūt for got, etc. ön dog off

off".

eðst moth cough fog scoff lost cloth

trough old log moss frost oft

lõng box got

loss sloth soft strong fux god tõss broth loft gong phlox hod eross troth gone wrong

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forest

I. WORDS OFTEN MISPRONOUNCED. In every word give o its clean-cut short sound. eõm'må doç'ile flor'in

mõn'ad eom'mon don'key

hov'el

nõm'ad eõm'et

grov'el

of'fice eom'bat forehead hor'rid

ör'ange eom'rade fron'tier

jõe'und eðl'lar

off'ing eðn'flict god’ly soft'ly

dog'ma eon'strue sloth'ful öft'en

doc'tor

offset

för'age

löft'y

dõľ or ous

bằnnet eof'fee eoffin eoryal prõd'uct pród'uce

II. WORDS OFTEN MISPRONOUNCED.

process stõllid
progʻress squal'id

hol'o taust
proj'ect quarrel
phònic be troth' mol'e eule
prov'ost

be long sõn'net

inõn'o gram

ăn’er ous

or'a ele

ex těl'

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