How to make “pl” The consonants “p” and “l” make up this consonant blend. Begin with your lips together, and end by placing your tongue tip just behind your upper front teeth.
Practice these words. 1. place 2. please 3. pleats 4. plosives 5. plural 6. plums 7. plain 8. plump 9. pleasant 10. plane
Practice these sentences.
1. There is no place like home. 2. Would you please pass the bread? 3. The girl’s skirt had twenty pleats. 4. Some consonant sounds are called plosives. 5. What is the plural of goose? 6. I like purple plums. 7.Could you buy some plain cream cheese? 8. The lady is rather plump. 9. We had a pleasant conversation. 10. I went to Massachusetts on a plane.
Practice this paragraph. A dinner in a nice restaurant can be very pleasant. Whether you order a plain appetizer or a plump turkey dinner, it is the place to be for good atmosphere. The waiters and waitresses are well-mannered, always say “please” and “thank you”, and often wear very pleasing uniforms with pleated pant suits. You can bet your bottom dollar that you will return to a restaurant that treats you like royalty.
Idiom: bet your bottom dollar Definition: to be so sure of something that one would bet his/her last dollar on it