Pronounciation Practice (Primary 6)

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

ENGLISH STUDIES

SPEECH WORK/STRUCTURE 

SECOND TERM/WEEK 5

THIRD TERM/WEEK 7

PRIMARY 6

THEME: Speech Work

TOPIC: Pronunciation Practice

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –

  1. pronounce the words using the correct stress.
  2. Pronounce words in minimal pairs accurately.
  3. use the words in sentences with the correct intonation and stress.
  4. Do oral dictation and spelling test on them.

INSTRUCTION MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of white maker board and flash cards.

METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  1. Scheme of Work
  2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  3. Course Book – MacMillan Brilliant Primary English Book 6, page 54 D E and other relevant materials.
  4. All Relevant Material
  5. Online Information

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

PRONUNCIATION PRACTICE

  1. A black bird
  2. A heavy weight
  3. A dark room
  4. A hot house
  5. Postage stamp
  6. Plastic bucket
  7. Cotton dress
  8. Diamond ring
  9. Rubber stamp
  10. Black bird
  11. Heavy weight
  12. Swimming pool
  13. Dark room
  14. Bank account

 

The following pairs of words could often pose a problem of pronunciation to pupils:

  1. Owl – howl
  2. Hop – shop
  3. With – wit – whiff
  4. Wish – which – witch
  5. Three – tree
  6. Dies – dice

PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

  1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
  2. Say the words and let the pupils repeat after him/her e.g. postage stamp, bank account, note – postage has only one stress. Stamp is stressed but the stress is secondary.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – say the following, repeat after the teacher: postage stamp, bank account, diamond ring, rubber stamp, swimming pool.
  4. Let the pupils hear and say the words in each of the pairs until they can distinguish them.
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Practise the correct articulation of similarly sounding words which could be confused with each other – wish – which – witch, etc.
  6. Use the words in sentences as examples to the pupils.
  7. Pupil’s Activities – use these in sentences that are meaningful.

 

CONCLUSION

To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to

  1. Pronounce words given by the teacher correctly;
  2. Use the words in sentences with the correct intonation and stress.