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 Unit 2 Exercises B 

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1. Consonants

Write the phonetic symbol for the sound which the highlighted letter(s) in each word stand for. Don't be misled by spelling. (Go to Consonant Chart).

1. rebel

7. peas

2. yacht

8. nation

3. unique

9. vision

4. phone

10. ridge

5. father

11. lamb

6. peace

12. bang

2. Vowels

Write the phonetic symbol for the sound which the highlighted letter(s) in each word stand for. Don't be misled by spelling. (Go to Vowel Chart).

1. back

4. move

2. rain

5. wove

3. feet

6. hot

3. Diphthongs

Write the correct phonetic symbol for each highlighted diphthong below. (Go to Vowel Chart).

1. flower

3. house

2. pie

4. toy

4. Natural Classes

Some Natural Classes of sounds are described below. Determine which sound that does NOT belong in each group. (Go to Consonant Chart).

5. Symbols Reading Practice

The English words below are written in phonetic symbols. Determine the correct normal spelling for each one.

6. Transcription Practice

Write each of the words below in phonetic symbols. Watch out for silent letters.

1. cloth

5. shy

2. clothe

6. cough

3. check

7. theme

4. two

8. gym


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