Skills

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Sh, Ch, J, and Y Sounds

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Pronunciation: Sh, Ch, J, and Y Sounds

Minimal Pairs

shoe


chew


Jew


major


mayor


etch


edge

she


chi


gee


watching


washing


witch


wish

shear


cheer


jeer


year


etcher


catch


cash

ship


chip


yip


pager


payer


Midge


Mitch

shack


Jack


yak


bridges


britches


leash


leech

shin


chin


gin


lashing


latches


badge


batch

shell


gel


yell


ageless


h-less


much


mush

Challenging Words

jail


chest


stranger


exchange

share


shrew


shrinking


voyager

yawn


jinks


fragile


jealousy

child


chicken


Yankee


January

sheaf


kitchen


genealogy


childishness

chief


midget


shadowy


ingenuity

yeast


yearly


Jill


yen

In Phrases

cash register


a jet engine


which is which?

Generation X


Cajun chicken


year of the jackal

wishy-washy


a jazz musician


the Challenger tragedy

wedge issues


yellow jacket


tragedy

New Jersey shore


place your wager


pickled jellyfish

Dialogue

A: Which university did you go to?

B: I went to Yale/jail.

A: Oh yeah? When did you graduate/get out?

B: I never finished the last term.

A: What did the genie give you.

B: Three wishes/witches.

A: Oh really? What did you use/need them for?

B: A magic ride in the night sky.

Oral Reading

Jerry and Sherry were very fond of cherry jelly. Every year in July, they would jump in their jeep and head for the orchard, where they would pick a few bushels of the fruit in a jiffy. Then they would carry their cherished treasure to Sherry's house, where they would proceed to change the berries into their favorite treat. They used and old-fashioned recipe, which called for sugar, gelatin, and of course, jillions of cherries. They stirred the mixture in a huge aluminum pot, then gently poured it into shallow jars. They shared a few samples with the children, but the majority of the batch would be saved until January or February when they could enjoy it even more.

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Last updated: 15 February, 2010 02:43:16