Activities Using Hot Potatoes

Welcome to Holly’s Corner, part of the Sounds of English website!  Feel free to try out my ESL materials for listening and speaking.  All activities

have been designed by Holly Gray.

 

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Holly’s Corner

Audio component

Visual component

Syllables 1—with audio

Sounds

Flashcards for Listening and Speaking

Vowel Matching 1—match the sound to the phonetic symbol

Vowel Matching 2—match the sound to the phonetic symbol

Vowel Matching 3—match the sound to the phonetic symbol

Mouth Matching 1—match the image to the phonetic symbol (vowels)

Mouth Matching 2—match the image to the phonetic symbol (front

               vowels; with audio)

Syllables and Word Stress

Crossword 1 —with audio clues

Unstressed & Reduced Syllables Cloze 1—listening cloze activity

Can & Can’t Cloze—listening cloze activity

Syllable Scramble 1—order words based on number of syllables

Syllable Scramble 2—order words based on number of syllables

General Listening Comprehension

Listening Mix Up 1—a jumbled-sentence exercise with audio

Last update: July 22, 2008 by Holly Gray

Word Stress Patterns 1—multiple choice

Word Stress Cloze 1—listening cloze activity

Unit on Basic Word Stress—ia self-study unit including explanations, examples, and activities focusing on American English word stress