Can you say these English sounds? Practise saying words like ‘sip’ and 'zip' which contain the consonant sounds /s/ and /z/.
Practise saying words with these sounds:
▶Task 1 - learn new words
Listen to some more words with the /s/ and /z/ sounds:
niece - knees
ice - eyes
piece - peas
price - prize
Now complete the task and learn to say the words in sentences.
▶Task 2 - which sound can you hear?
▶Task 3 - speaking practice
Practise saying these sentences:
- My niece is wonderful.
- What amazing eyes you've got!
- Would you like some peas?
- What's your best price?
More like this
Say this sentence which contains lots of words with /s/ and /z/ sounds.
- ‘Sue’s amazed by the sneezes of her nieces.’
This is a tongue twister – a sentence that is difficult to say when you speak quickly!
Write a tongue twister using the /s/ and /z/ sounds. We'd love to read them!