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2.en.23. Pronunciation. Homographs (row, wind, live, do)

The other day we learnt what HOMOGRAPHS meant. Do you remember. Check the pronunciation of the following pairs and write them in your notebook.


  • /ˈduː/, /də/ (v) What do you think you are doing?
  • /ˈdoʊ/ (n) To warm-up, the singer sang the scale from do.


  • /ˈlɪv/ (v) I don’t need you to determine whether I live or die.
  • /ˈlaɪv/ (a) I went to see James Brown live in concert.


  • /ˈraʊ/ (n) The two brothers had an awful row .
  • /ˈroʊ/ (n) There are 6 rows of desks in our class.


  • /ˈwaɪnd/ (v) Its one of those wind up toys
  • /ˈwɪnd/ (n) The wind blew from the northeast.

Deadline to post comments : Friday the 19th

14 febrer 2010 - Posted by | anglès, materials, vocabulari | ,

20 comentaris »

  1. Is very interesting, I’ve entered in to the page and here are many things to learn but have not yet read all.

    Comentari per 144lala | 22 febrer 2010 | Respon

  2. I learned a lot about homographs, and this post is like a book, you can search a lot of information.

    I like the photos very much.

    Comentari per angelblanch | 18 febrer 2010 | Respon

  3. It´s very interesting and the foto help very much to learnt the homographs.

    Comentari per juditell | 18 febrer 2010 | Respon

  4. It is very interesting to see the same word in many situations but pronounced in a different way.

    Comentari per claudiapg | 18 febrer 2010 | Respon

  5. I learned more words how: homographs, and well, is interesting and the photo too.

    Comentari per 1esoiesramonlull | 18 febrer 2010 | Respon

  6. But I learnt more homographs: row and wind /ˈwaɪnd/.

    Comentari per miguelinramonllull | 18 febrer 2010 | Respon

  7. Is most difficult to pronounce are “do”. /ˈdoʊ/.

    Comentari per miguelinramonllull | 18 febrer 2010 | Respon

  8. The post is very interesting and the photos help me too understand all the words. Thanks Maria!

    Comentari per philline | 18 febrer 2010 | Respon

  9. I like very much the photos and this post, I learn very much

    Comentari per jhoannacorrea | 18 febrer 2010 | Respon

  10. I like very much this post, because is very interesting and the photos and the vocabulary are very good. We can lernt a lot of thinks.

    Comentari per andrea199762 | 18 febrer 2010 | Respon

  11. This post is interesting because we can learn the homographs.

    Comentari per Pilar | 18 febrer 2010 | Respon

  12. I like very much the photos and this post. I learnt a lot.

    Comentari per Rodrigo Deus | 18 febrer 2010 | Respon

  13. The post is very interestaining. I learned a lot of homographs.

    Comentari per peptoni xD | 17 febrer 2010 | Respon

  14. I like this post, is very interesting!
    I learnt very much about homographs. Thanks Maria.

    Comentari per jlny7288 | 17 febrer 2010 | Respon

  15. Well, it is interesting but why are there too many homophones?
    And they only make other words to differ theme.

    Comentari per Daryl Jade | 16 febrer 2010 | Respon

  16. Is very interesting because the people has a oportunity to speak well(the phonetiics) with this post.

    Comentari per gabriel384 | 15 febrer 2010 | Respon

  17. Depending on the text, is how we pronouce the word.

    Comentari per aina | 15 febrer 2010 | Respon

  18. I like this, but I don’t understand what is wind /ˈwaɪnd/.

    Comentari per zandalie | 15 febrer 2010 | Respon

  19. Is very interesting.

    Comentari per india16 | 14 febrer 2010 | Respon

  20. I like this post because we can learnt very much. And, Maria, the photo is very big, I can not go to the agenda.

    Comentari per sarabouza12 | 14 febrer 2010 | Respon

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