Syllable-final Consonant Articulation Lessons
NEW! Created by Suzanne McCurdy, included here are 7 lessons intended to help your learners who are deleting the consonants at the end of syllables when speaking. For example, a learner might delete the final /t/ at the end of the word “white”, resulting in the listener hearing the word “why.”
Each lesson is annotated, guiding the teacher through the steps. One lesson takes 45 to 60 minutes to complete, but please adapt as necessary. For more information on adaptations and to see a video of this process in action, see this article from MN ABE Connect.
- Lesson 1: This lesson covers the final consonant sounds /m/, /k/, & /r/
- Lesson 2: This lesson covers the final consonant sounds /r/, /v/, & /n/
- Lesson 3: This lesson covers the final consonant sounds /n/, /t/, & /s/
- Lesson 4: This lesson covers the final consonant sounds "ch", /p/, & /s/
- Lesson 5: This lesson covers the final consonant sounds /st/, /nk/, & /z/
- Lesson 6: This lesson covers the final consonant sounds /nk/, /ld/, & /d/
- Lesson 7: This lesson covers the final consonant sounds /ld/, "sh", & /rk/
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