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This course is to help individuals practice words with the sequence of letters "ough" in them. It will help English as a Second Language students as well as native English speakers hear the words how they are pronounced and also see the words. There is also the meaning of the words for learners to get a better understand.
As an English as a Second Language teacher, I have noticed many of my students when reading articles with these words, they are having significant difficulties with them. These are just a few English words are a bit troublesome.
You will learn by repetition, increase your vocabulary and be confident when you use these words.
These training videos should not take more than 30 mins to complete, however, learners have PDF to refer to in addition to the videos.
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|Section 1: Introduction|
Pronunciation is one thing people will notice when you are speaking English. People may not notice your grammar mistakes or the level of your vocabulary, but they sure notice how you speak or how you pronounce your words.
You need to pronounce your words carefully so people you are communicating with understand what you are trying to say. As an English as a Second Language teacher, I find it difficult to understand my students at times.
For those ESL learners who are taking one of the English exams, they need to pass their reading, speaking and writing exams. The need to pronounce words carefully and know the meaning of words and using them in sentences is very important.
As for those whose first language is English, words with O-U-G-H are often problematic when reading and writing. We all struggle in one area or another.
This course is focusing on words with the sequence of letters O-U-G-H in them. There are also word forms or word family in one of these lectures to help build your vocabulary.
|Section 2: Word list and Definition|
This lecture is to help with the pronunciation of the English words with the sequence of letters "OUGH" in them. This part of the lesson will focus on the pronunciation of words with - ough in them.
We will be practicing the word with repetition.
Learn the meaning of the many words with OUGH combined.
|Section 3: Sentences and Vocabulary Building|
In this lecture we will be using the words in sentences. At the end of this lecture, students will be able to use these words in sentences with confidence.
Learn over two hundred relate words or word family to increase your vocabulary.
|Section 4: Similar Sounds, Irregular Verbs and OUGH Poem|
8 OUGH sounds. Words grouped together that make the same OUGH sounds.
Words that don't take on the regular spelling patterns: -d, -ed, and -ied at the end; to form these OUGH words.
This is a poem by Charles Battell Loomis with words with the sequence of letters OUGH.
|Section 5: Test what you have learn in this lesson|
|Quiz 1||10 questions|
Answer True or False to each question
|Quiz 2||10 questions|
Fill in the blanks with the correct word.
|Lecture 9||1 page|
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I am a certified TESOL teacher currently teaching for a Korean school and many private students from around the world. I offer Business English, Conversational English, TOEIC, TEFL, SNULT, TEPS and other English exam preparation and more. I have been teaching adults and children of different levels online, for a number of years.
I also have quite a number of years experience in working in Customer Service and training people to get into this profession and to helping those who are already in the industry improve their skills.
I have written and self publish a few books, which can be found on Amazon. My first book was about how to get into the customer service industry or how to improve your customer service skills. The other books are children reading books.