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Exercises in the Use of the Diacritical Marks

Copy the table below and learn the marks and their names.

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as in āle, éve, ice, old, úse, mỹ • ăx, Ănd, Inn, odd, úp,

myth father, polïce, all, do, rụde ásk, son, whạt, wolf, bull,

gem “ share, where, order, ûrn “ ermine, vírgin, mỹrrh gift, eake, ehord, thee,

sink, prey
“ city, chaise

muse, exist, senáte
dis like', sail'or, im'i tate,

su per in tend'

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(1) Write the word ; (2) pronounce it distinctly ; (3) name the silent letters and cancel them ; (4) name the vowels not silent ; (5) give their sounds ; (6) mark those requiring a mark to indicate their sounds.

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(1) Write the word ; (2) pronounce it distinctly ; (3) name the silent letters and cancel them ; (4) name the consonants not silent ; (5) give

; their sounds; (6) mark those requiring a mark to indicate their sounds. çede call

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gem zinc

gift gi ant ci der

crown be gin en gine ma chine

cuck oo

ac id

echo

ti ger

gen tle

mer cy

gim let

gen der

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Write the words, mark the accented syllables, silent letters, vowels, and consonants. Vowels having an obscure sound in unaccented syllables may be left unmarked.

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Similar exercises should be continued until the pupils become familiar with the use of the diacritical marks.

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PART I

Copy :

1

your

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Copy :

2

your : your

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here here sharp sharp words words write write

spell spell clean chan

lesson slato slate

pencil

dian

les son

pen cil

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There is anose

fovazou Mapbookis on the diste. Clourdmustrofy mylesson

rings sings

nopny

must must

bell bell there there

rose

rose

copy

book book desk desky

o'clock clock

les son

lesson

4a, long, ale Copy the sentences and words. Mark the long sound of a.

What is the baby's name ? Mabel has a canary in a cage. Make hay while the sun shines.

Grâce

chase chase skate skate

Grace able awake

a ble

blaze

blaze

a wake

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