Review of how to form “v”: Keep your lips flat in a smile. Relax your upper lip so that you can see your upper front teeth. Place your upper front teeth lightly on your lower lip and push your voice out of your mouth, creating a friction. This is a voiced sound, so will hear your voice when you say it.
Illustration of correct lip and teeth placement Illustration of correct tongue placement
11. over 12. every 13. everything 14. diver 15. giving 16. novel 17. even 18. evening 19. river 20. lively
Practice the following sentences. 1. David is movingeverything to his new apartment. 2. Avoid people who give you bad advice. 3. The evil man was evenconvicted of murder. 4. Charlie bravely swam across the river. 5. Please cover my novel so it doesn’t get wet. 6. The divers are searching a lake in Cleveland. 7. His clever dog found the boy in the closet. 8. Are you giving out free coffee over there? 9. The musicians were lively this evening. 10. Every ornament was on the tree.
Practice the following paragraph. My brother David had been thinking about moving to Cleveland. His friends all encouraged him, but he seemed to be avoiding making a decision. He said he just wanted to play things by ear. Finally after much debate, he took their advice and moved into a house overlooking a small pond. David was a writer and wanted to spend some time in a relaxing place writing his new novel. Every day, he sat at his desk adding new chapters to his book. Everyevening, he sat in front of the fireplace and relaxed. Moving to Cleveland had been the best decision he had made. His new novel would soon be complete, and publishers were already anxious to read it.
Idiom: play it by ear Definition: not planning things, be spontaneous