Review of how to form the diphthong “or”: The diphthong "or" is made up of the vowels "oh" and "er" said together to form one syllable. Begin by rounding your lips for "oh" and ending with the circle a little more relaxed for "er."
Illustration of "oh"
Illustration of "er"
Practice the following words.
1. before 2. more 3. sore 4. store 5. floor 6. four 7. for 8. core 9. implore
11. ignore 12. origami 13. morning 14. short 15. course 16. porch 17. boring 18. your 19. tore 20. pour
Practice the following sentences 1. Before I have more dessert, I’ll rest. 2. Yesterday morning I went to the store. 3. I fell on the porchfloorfour times. 4. I implore you to ignore his orders. 5. She was sore to the core. 6. We took a shortcourse in the art of origami. 7. That boring speech went on for two hours. 8. Could you pour me some coffee? 9. Your blouse is very pretty.
Practice the following paragraph In the summertime, I often sit on my porch in the morning and eat breakfast. I pour my coffee from a big pot and sip it slowly while I read the newspaper. I ignore the phone if it rings and never get bored, not even for an instant. I feel the sun on my face as it pours into the room. This short time gives me the energy I need to start my day and feel on top of the world.
Idiom: on top of the world Definition: feeling great happiness and/or success