Review of how to form“aw”: Open your mouth and make an oval circle with your lips. Raise the back of your tongue slightly in the back of your mouth. Keep your tongue fairly relaxed as you say this sound.
Illustration of correct mouth and lip position Illustration of correct tongue position
Practice the following words.
1. on 2. off 3. often 4. shop 5. yawn 6. dog 7. frog 8. thought 9. bought 10. ought
11. not 12. conference 13. call 14. awful 15. cost 16. pocket 17. possible 18. mall 19. costume 20. cop
Practice the following sentences.
The boy jumped on and off his chair.
How often do you shop here?
Your dog is yawning.
I thought the frog looked ugly.
We boughtall of the cupcakes for the party.
John missed our conferencecall.
Our meal was not that awful.
What is your out-of-pocketcost for your surgery?
Is it possible to meet us at the mall?
My husband wore a copcostume for Halloween.
Practice the following paragraph. My friends go to the mall quite often. They just called me yesterday and asked me if I could possibly meet them there at one o'lock for lunch. My friends are not compulsive shoppers, but I've always thought they overdo it a little bit. They think of going to the mall as more of a social event because it gives everyone a chance to get together and talk. I only go once in a blue moon. Idiom: once in a blue moon Definition: occasionally