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【English Corner 快樂英語角Week 19】

單元1:Tongue Twisters趣味繞口令

I can think of six thin things,
but I can think of six thick things too.(123RF)
I can think of six thin things, but I can think of six thick things too.(123RF)
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單元1:Tongue Twisters趣味繞口令

本次練習針對較困難的「齒間音」(th)/θ/ 為主,將舌尖置放在上下排牙齒間發音。請謹慎區別「s」和「th」的發音方式。

I can think of six thin things,

but I can think of six thick things too.

分段練習:

I can think-of six thin things,

but-I can think-of six thick things too.

(先慢慢念一遍,再試試快速念三遍!)

單字解析】

☆think of,動詞 /θɪŋk. əv/ 想出

自然發音:THINK of

英解:to produce a new idea or plan

例句:We tried to think of a way to earn money.(我們想辦法賺錢。)

用法:Think about「想起……」。例,I often think about him.(我常想起他。)

☆thick,形容詞 /θɪk/ 粗的

自然發音:thick

英解:having a large distance between two sides

例句:Try not to make too much noise because the walls aren't very thick.(盡量不要發出太大的聲音,因為牆壁不是很厚。)

用法:in the thick of things 意思是「很忙的」。例,I'm really in the thick of things at the moment.(目前我真的很忙。)◇