Review of how to form "ih": Open your mouth and smile slightly. Raise your tongue about half way up inside your mouth. Your tongue tip should be just behind your lower front teeth. As you say the sound, your tongue will raise up a bit and then go back down. Keep your tongue relaxed.
Illustration of correct lip placement Illustration of correct tongue placement
Practice the following words.
1. sit 2. instantly 3. interesting 4. with 5. him 6. it 7. list 8. win 9. middle 10. incredible
11. will 12. fit 13. think 14. in 15. is 16. difficult 17. ridiculous 18. this 19. little 20. link
Practice the following sentences.
This is a difficult problem to solve.
You were withhim yesterday.
I memorized the list of words instantly.
That's a littleridiculous, don't you agree?
John can win this interesting contest.
Please sit on the middle chair.
That coat willfit you well.
Click on the linkin the corner of the screen.
Itis almost time to leave.
Practice the following paragraph. John asked Mary to go shopping with him, but he wouldn’t tell her why. As they approached the jewelry store, John pointed hisfinger at it and motioned for Mary to go inside. She was a littlebit nervous, because she had been hoping to get her engagement ring for a long time now. When they went in the store, her eye caught sightof the ring she wanted. It was big, but not too expensive. Mary sat down on the chair as she tried it on, and decided it was the right one for her. John paid the bill and they walked happily out of the store together.
Idiom: catch sight of something Definition: see something only for a moment, glimpse