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ESL Worksheets: Consonant Clusters: When /ch/ Sounds as /k/

 
Level: ESL Advanced
 
Objective: practice pronunciation and spelling of the words in which /ch/ sounds as /k/
 
Teacher Notes:
 
Ask to think of the names of 3 animals that contain the letters ch and write them on the board.
 
The sound /ch/ is pronounced in 3 different ways in the words below:
 
cheetah (/ch/ sounds as /ch/)
chameleon (/ch/ sounds as /k/)
chimpanzee (/ch/ sounds as /sh/)
 
Tell students the class will focus on the words in which /ch/ sounds as /k/. These words are of Latin or Greek origin. /ch/ may be pronounced as /k/ at the beginning of a word (chemistry), in the middle (technology) or at the end (monarch).
 
The consonant  letters c and h may be grouped with an additional consonant creating a three-letter cluster (with no vowel in between): scholar, chrysanthemum, chlorine.
 
Hand out the worksheet. Students group the given words into the topic-based categories in Focus on Pronunciation: Saying /ch/ as /k/. Clarify the new meanings. In Spelling: What’s the Name?  students spell additional words containing /ch/ that sounds as /k/.
 
Student Handout


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Comments
Monday, March 07, 2011 AT 10:58 PM
Olga Galperin said:
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