unacademy How I learnt to Speak in English? By Neetu Sugandh isugandhneeu@m i.con Followme Follow me on: www.unacademy.com/user/sugandhneetu Author of the Book: How I Learnt to Speak in English? Book available on Amazon.in Consonant Sounds Lesson 1 - Sounds Versus Letters
unacademy Objectives - State the importance of learning sounds Differentiate between letters and sounds - Identify the number of sounds in the English alphabet - Practise identifying sounds in words
unacademy Why Are Sounds Important To pronounce words correctly To have a better accent To make learning more effective To improve overall fluency To sound clear
unacademy Why Are Sounds Important? (Contd.) Grammar and Pronunciation go hand in hond
unacademy How Many Letters in English? 21Consonants B, C, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, T, V, W, X, Y, Z 5 Vowels A, E, I, O, U
unacademy What is a Sound? Consonants B, C, D, F, G, H, J K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, T, V, W, X, Y, Z A sounds is what you hear, not what you write! Examples: Vowels A, E, I, O,U Consonant Sounds . The letter P creates a /p/ sound in the word pet .The letter B creates a /b/ sound in the word bet .But the letter C creates a /k/ sound in the word cat And the letter K also creates a /k/ sound in the word kite Vowel Sounds The letter A creates an /ay/ sound in the word day The letter A creates an /ae sound in the word hat . The letter E creates an /ee/sound in the word feet
unacademy What is a Sound? (Contd.) The word pet will be pronounced as /p(eh)t/ Letters in this word are P and T (consonants) and E (vowel) . Breaking down words from a pronunciation perspective .Sounds in this word are /p/ and // (consonant sounds) and /eh/ (vowel sound)
unacademy How Many Sounds in English? Consonants B, C, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, T, V, W, X, Y, Z 24 consonant sounds 40 sounds Vowels A, E, I, O,U 16 vowel sounds Neutral Accent
unacademy Activity: ldentify Sounds Take a look at this word, 'cap. How many sounds in this word? What are those sounds?
unacademy Activity: Identify Sounds - Answers Take a look at this word, 'cap. How many sounds in this word? What are those sounds?
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