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How to make /nt/: The consonants /n/ and /t/ make up this consonant blend that occurs at the end of a word. To make this blend, begin with your lips together and end with your tongue tip on the ridge.
Practice the following words. 1. sent 11. pleasant 2. meant 12. content 3. spent 13. squint 4. rent 14. went 5. lent 15. winter 6. bent 16. vent 7. pant 17. want 8. can’t 18. print 9. faint 19. paint 10. don’t 20. plan
Practice the following sentences. 1. I sent the rent check yesterday. 2. They spent a very pleasant day reading by the lantern. 3. This winter we were very content. 4. John meant to ask if you the vent. 5. When we lent her some money I saw her squint. 6. I felt like I would faint when I bent over to fix my pant leg. 7. We want a new plant for our garden. 8. I print better than I write. 9. Please don’t jump if you feel you can’t. 10. Did you know I could paint?
Practice the following paragraph. Ever since I was a child, I always wanted to learn how to paint. I remember spending many pleasant hours watching my father paint ocean scenes as he bent over his easel. I was so content. When I was about 10 years old, he lent me some of his brushes and an easel and gave me my first painting lesson. I was so happy I thought I would faint! From that day forward, I lived and breathed art.
Idiom: live and breathe something Definition: to think about something you enjoy all the time