F2F Class Notes (George)

Today we focused on:

pronunciation and Phoenix

Pronunciation

words does not produce long vowel :/ʊ/
mainly any ”OO” followed by K except for some words

book, brook, cook, cookie, foot, good, hood, hook, look, rook, shook, stood, took, understood, whoosh, wood, wooden, wool, woollen

words are pronounced as /ʌ/

Blood, Flood

all other ‘oo’ words are pronounced /u:/

balloon, boot, choose, fool, goose, mood, moot, school, scoop, shoot, soon, swoop, tool, zoom

EX:

book: /bʊk/

box : /bɑːks/

spoon: /spuːn/

hook: /hʊk/

food: /fuːd/

poor:  /pʊr/