What is a syllable? How do they work?
Watch the youtube clip to help you understand how syllables work and to learn some tips to help you break words into syllables.
Now try these.....how many syllables in these?
1. punch 2. lunchtime 3. aftermath 4. disastrous
5. infiltrate 6. information 7. disillusionment
8. pretext 9. obsolete 10. rather
(Using the iPad app AudioBoo record yourself reading them. Listen to your work and make sure it sounds right before saving)
Your turn again..... record 3 words for each of the following categories: Words with.....
* 1 syllable * 2 syllables * 3 syllables * 4 syllables
CHALLENGE: Can you find any with 5 or more syllables?