SPEECH AND SPEAKING 34 – 35

Please read and consider. Always happy to know what people think of the points offered.

 

Tip 34

WORD USAGE AND PRONUNCIATION (3)

 

More things to watch:

* ” One group, two group” should be “one group, two groups”.

* “How many groups are need?” should be “How many groups do we need”

* “You can do it” (statement) should be “Can you do it?” (question) when asking children if they are up to a particular challenge.

* “Do amount” should be “Do the amount” …. of work.

* “I am looking for people who is working.” Should be “I am looking for people who are working.”

* “Finish?”. Should be “Have you finished” or “I have finished”.
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Tip 35

WORD USAGE AND PRONUNCIATION (4)

* “You are not supposed … yell at people”. Should be “You are not supposed to yell at people”.

* “Who are in the reading?” Should be “Who is in the reading corner?”

* “Sam, get your pencil.”Should have been “Sam, please get your pencils.”

* “Run”not “ran” in spelling; “spoon” not “spun”; “bad” not “bed”; “fed” not “fad”. You tend to confuse vowels, when speaking, mixing “a” and “e” particularly.

* “Tell me one sentence … “: Should be “Tell me in one sentence”.

* “Story might have problem” : Should be “You might (may) have a problem with your story.

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