- Play the recording again, pausing after each sentence.
- Have the students repeat the sentences they hear.
- If necessary, drill each sentence to clarify the pronunciation.
- Ask students to look at each set of words.
- Play the recording and ask students to underline the /j/ or /ʤ/ sound in each word.
- Play the recording again and ask students to circle the word in each group that has a different sound from the other two words.
- Check in pairs and then as a class.
- Finally, students practise saying each word.
Key: 1. c) jump; 2. b) use; 3. a) Europe; 4. c) enjoy; 5. a) suggestion; 6. b) stupid; 7. c) geography; 8. b) jeans
- Ask students to read the tongue twister while you play the recording.
- Play the recording again, stopping after each line, and ask students to repeat what they hear.
- Ask students to say the tongue twister.
- Play the recording again with the students saying it at the same time.
Audioscript: Yesterday, Yolanda Jones made onion jelly.Her younger sister thought it was jam.Just imagine, her stupid sister enjoyed the strange taste,And now eats onion jelly just for fun.
- Demonstrate the game.
- Say /ʤ/, and students have three seconds to say a word containing that sound.
- Now say /j/ and again give them three seconds to come up with a word.
- Put students in pairs.
- Tell them to take turns challenging their partner by saying a sound and getting their partner to say a word with that sound in it.
- Students must not repeat words.
- Monitor, and help when students disagree.