It is useful for students tot identify the phonic sounds of the alphabet so that they can speak English accurately.
Depending on where they are from, our non-native speakers have problems with certain letters. Look at the follownig box and notice the problems that students from different countries might have with certain phonetic sounds.
|Nationality||Phonetic Sound||Example||Sound Produced|
Get your students to sit in pairs, back to back. Ask them to say one of the following words.
|Sound 1||Sound 2|
Can you think of any more examples?
Include pictures to make it clearer.
The other student has to listen carefully and decide which column the word comes from.