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How to make “dr”: The sounds “d” and “r” make up this consonant blend. Begin by placing your tongue tip just behind your upper front teeth and end with your tongue pulled back in your mouth.
Practice these words. 1. drummer 2. dream 3. drip 4. drop 5. draw 6. drew 7. drag 8. drool 9. dribbled 10. drizzle
Practice these sentences. 1. The drummer in the band played a solo. 2. I had a bad dream last night. 3. Both of her faucets drip. 4. Be careful not to drop the glass. 5. Can you draw well? 6. Who drew this beautiful picture? 7. She is going to drag the box upstairs. 8. Babies drool often. 9. The basketball player dribbled the ball. 10. It began to drizzle outside.
Practice this paragraph. Landscape artists draw or paint scenes in nature such as mountains, lakes, sunsets and oceans. Sometimes they draw scenes from memory and dreams, or from actual visits to different locations. Some artists enjoy drawing weather scenes, such as storms or drizzle and rain drops. They have to have a good eye for what looks good and for techniques that customers would find appealing.
Idiom: a good eye Definition: ability to recognize something good or of high quality