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By Martin Gardner

Listed here are forty-one items, which have been formerly released in quite a few educational journals and renowned magazines, via the esteemed grasp of mathematical video games and puzzles who wrote the clinical American video games column for 25 years. those articles span a variety of subject matters, together with dialogue of why a working laptop or computer will constantly beat a human participant at video games of probability, tiling puzzles, laptop and calculator "magic" methods, and a debatable serious assessment of a instructing fad referred to as the "new new Math."

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Can you repeat them for me? ] Now, let’s get to five lines. Ask a question with inversion. The student: Did you see a great jazz concert at the Palace Theatre last night? The teacher: Good. And the short answer? The student: Yes. The teacher: Yes, what? The student: Yes, we did. com now! 2 Talk a Lot How to Use Sentence Blocks – Instructions The teacher: Good. Very good. So now we’ve got five lines. We’re almost there. Can you repeat the five lines, please? ] OK, so, to complete the sentence block, let’s ask the same kind of question with inversion but this time to get a negative answer.

This technique of connected speech, where we add a new sound, is called intrusion. a) consonant sound to consonant sound (cc) If you see this kind of connection, you should stop and think about how the sounds go together. It’s very common in rapid speech for consonant sounds not to flow well together. Say the words on the cards together and listen to the connecting sounds. It’s likely that a sound will be missing at the end of the first word, especially if that sound is LíL, or LÇL. This technique of connected speech, where a sound disappears, is called elision.

In what position does your mouth end up after saying each sound? Now try saying the words below together. Compare this to saying LíL, or any word with LíL at the end. After saying LíL your tongue is right behind your teeth, fully committed to the sound, and in a bad starting position to make the next sound. 3 3 ! 9 Talk a Lot How to Use Connected Sentence Cards – Sound Connections Demo Students should try using the connected sentence cards to explore the different sound connections between pairs of words, and how connected speech techniques come into play each time.

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