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War Dept., 1943 - Foreign Language Study - 128 pages
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Page 5 - Thus, oo is always to be read as in too, boot, tooth, roost, never as anything else. Say these words and then pronounce the vowel sound by itself. That is the sound you must use every time you see oo in the Pronunciation column.
Page 8 - Many of the expressions are given in the form of fill-in sentences, each containing a blank which you fill in with any of the words in the list that follows. For example, if you want to know where the station is, you can look either in the section headed Location or the one headed Roads and Transportation.
Page 7 - Spanish speaker will answer Yes or No, point out the direction, give you a number, etc. If you don't get an answer you can understand, use one of the following...
Page 15 - GENERAL EXPRESSIONS English Hello Good day Good morning Good afternoon Good evening Good night How are you ? I am well Thank you You're welcome Please Pardon me Sir or Mr.
Page 5 - ... use some other sound — for example, the sound of oo in blood — you may be misunderstood. Syllables that are accented, that is, pronounced louder than others, are written in capital letters. Hyphens (-) are used to divide words into syllables in order to make them easier to read. A curved line (^) connecting two letters means that they are pronounced together without any break; for example, koo-daSA^ee meaning "please.
Page 6 - Round your lips as though to say oo and without moving them say ee. Try just the sound again: et, . For "twenty-one," "twenty-two," etc., you say "one and twenty," "two and twenty,
Page 7 - ER when underlined stands for a sound we do not have in English. It is something like the er in her but you round your lips as you say it. Example: "S'YER" (sjo), meaning "seven." AI stands for the sound in aisle, bite, ice. Example: "HAIT-ta
Page 7 - At the beginning of a word or syllable this sound is written "h" ; at the end of a word or syllable it is written "k." Example: "hoo-dun DAHK

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