Review of how to form “b”:Place your lips together and hold your breath. Then push your voice out in a little explosion while the vocal cords are vibrating. This is a voiced sound, so you will hear your voice when you say it.
Illustration of correct lip placement Illustration of correct tongue placement
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11. robin 12. robot 13. basketball 14. tea bag 15. candy bar 16. debate 17. blackberry 18. blueberry 19. cabinet 20. Bobby
Practice the following sentences. 1. Bobby wore a cowboy costume at the cabin. 2. We had blueberry and blackberry pies for dessert. 3. The baby chased the rabbit in the yard. 4. Look above the cabinet for the tea bags. 5. Basketball is my favorite hobby. 6. The chubbygirl wanted a candybar. 7. The robot had ruby eyes. 8. We debated that issue for a long time. 9.The robin flew all about our house. 10.Children should always obey their parents.
Practice the following paragraph. Bobby’s cabin at the lake is about fifty miles from our home and has something for everyone.On the property are about ten blackberry and blueberry bushes which supply us with the ingredients to make all the blueberry and blackberry pies we can eat.As we sit on the porch, we can hear the robins chirping above us and watch the rabbits hopping through the yard.We get our exercise by using Bobby’sbasketball court and by swimming in the nearby lake.Whenever I go there, I feel as though I’ve died and gone to heaven.
Idiom:feel like one has died and gone to heaven Definition:feel very happy