Click on the cards to hear how each word is pronounced. Click on each card as many times as you need and repeat. Listen out for the /u/ sound pronunciation- sometimes it is a short /u/, sometimes it is a long /u:/.
Drag and drop each card to match the correct category according to how the sound /u/ is pronounced.
This is sorting task. Students put words in the right category (long and short /u/).
Students click on each word to hear it pronounced and drag and drop each card into the correct pronunciation box.
Encourage students to repeat the words as many times as they need to.
This task can be done individually or in pairs. It is important that there is a feedback session after students have drilled the target language in pairs (a whole class drilling activity conducted by the teacher.)
Answers when relevant
The BOOST Project (Building Open Online Series for Teaching) aims to improve the digital readiness of teachers of English as a foreign language to students aged 8 -14 by providing an open-access series of engaging native-speaker content videos linked with a Resource Pack of ready-made activities to stimulate production of the language in online learning.