5.Pronunciation

 

1.PRONUNCIATION

List:

-the consonants of German which do not occur in English:

pf,ch,qu,sch

-the consonants of English which do not occur in German:

ng sh th

-the vowels of German which not occur in English

ai(Mais),ei(Leiter),äu,ie ,au ,eu

-the vowels of English which do not occur in German

a(matt),u,ie(die),o(mourn),ai

2.SPELLING

List:

-the characters of German which do not occur in English:

ä,ü.ö,

-the characters of English which do not occur in German:

-5 English graphemes containing more than one character:

ph ,sh,ch,

-5German graphemes containing more than one character:

sch,pf,ch,ie,

3.Make a list of 5 spelling rules:

a. Nouns that end with –s, -z, -x, -sh, -ch Add –es
i.e. glass/glasses, switch/switches

b. If the base form ends in a single consonant and the preceding vowel is stressed and spelled with only one letter, double the consonant before adding –ing or –ed
i.e. occur/occurring, swim/swimming

c. Nouns that end in –o Add –es
i.e. potato/potatoes, hero/heroes

d. If the base form ends in an unpronounced –e, drop the –e before adding –ing and –ed inflections
i.e. create/creating, bake/baking

e. If the preceding vowel is unstressed or spelled with two vowels, do not double the consonant
i.e. enter/entering, visit/visiting

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