Review of how to form the diphthong“ar”: The diphthong "ar" is made up of the “ah” and “er” vowel sounds to form one syllable. Begin by placing your tongue low in your mouth, followed by raising the middle up high in the back of your mouth.
Practice the following words. 1. car 11. heart 2. parked 12. Mark 3. started 13. stark 4. star 14. far 5. party 15. hard 6. Martin 16. cards 7. carton 17. are 8. guitar 18. part 9. barn 19. farm 10. dart 20. tart
Practice the following sentences. 1. I parked my car on a farm. 2. Martin walked into the barn. 3. I bought starterfertilizer for part of my lawn. 4. The juice in that carton tastes tart. 5. You are doing hard work. 6. He drank a carton of milk at the party. 7. We started to watch a shooting star. 8. Her heart beats fast when he plays his guitar. 9. Mark plays cards with his friends. 10. The dart hit the stark white wall.
Practice the following paragraph. Martin and Mark grew up on a dairy farm. Each boy had to do their part to help their family keep the farm going. Although it was hard work, they loved it. Markstarted his day at 4 o’clock each morning and milked the cows in the barn. Martin began his chores by 5am, which consisted of keeping the barn clean and feeding the cows. After their chores were done, they drove off to school in their car.Mark and Martin were never tardy and were both good students. Because their hearts were in farming, their plans were to continue to work the farm after they finished high school.
Idiom: to have one's heart in something Definition: like very much