半元音 / w /

  发音技巧  

  这里的 / w / 主要是辅音,嘴唇拢的很小,气流泄出时有摩擦,这是它区别于元音的重要特征。除了要把辅音 / w / 和元音 / u / 区别开以外,还应当注意不可混淆 / w / 和 / v / 。

  单词训练

warm

暖的

well

while

一会儿

whether

是否

queer

奇怪的

quick

快的

sweep

switch

开关

twelve

十二

twin

双生

 

例句训练

Equal pay for equal work.
 同工同酬。
 
We were called in one by one.
 我们被一个一个地叫了进去。
 
I wonder whether he will be able to work it out.
 我不知道他是不是能够做出来。
 
Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well.
 凡是值得做的事都值得好好地做。
 
A visit to one of these places is well worth while.
 这些地方的任何一处都是很值得一去的。
 
We went to see him once in a while when he was in Washington.
 他在华盛顿的时候我们偶尔去看看他。
 

  自我测试

What’s up?
 有什么事儿吗?
 
No way!
 没门儿!不可能!
 
What do you want?
 你要什么?
 
We were waiting for him to go swimming.
 我们在等他去游泳。
 
Where there is a will, there is a way.
 有志者事竟成。