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  • Hello Jennifer from Tarle Speech with your  heteronym lesson of the week. Heteronyms  

  • are words that are spelled the same but they have  different meanings and different pronunciations.  

  • We have a word today. There is our wordAnd we have two definitions of course. We  

  • have combine which is a threshing machine  and combine which means to put together.

  • So let's start with the sounds that are the  same in each word. We have that K and that M.  

  • So let's start with combine. To say this wordyou're going to start with that k sound. Tip of  

  • the tongue is low, back of the tongue is pulled  high up, air Puffs out of the mouth. Keep your  

  • tongue in the same spot and just open your  mouth more - oh - for that oh vowel. cah cah

  • Then close the mouth completely. Lips together  air moves out of the nose for the m. com com com

  • Next we're going to move to that b - b. Your  lips are closed and they open. Air Puffs out.  

  • Voice box is on and moving.

  • Then we're going to move to the long i. To  do that, open wide. Tip of the tongue is  

  • low. Back of the tongue is pulled high up. Move  to smiling lips as the tongue flattens out - I.

  • Keep going with that tongue. Touch the tongue to  the back of the top front teeth, specifically,  

  • to where the teeth meet the skin on the roof  of the mouth for the n - nnnnn. Air moves out  

  • of your nose. bin com bin 

  • combine combine combine

  • Yes, I am stressing syllable number one here. Our  rule pertains. Syllable number one is typically  

  • stressed in nouns and syllable number two in  verbs when they are heteronyms. A stressed  

  • syllable is louder, longer, and higher; and the  unstressed syllable is shorter, softer, and lower.

  • Next for combine, since syllable  number one is unstressed,  

  • we're going to have that short uh soundthe schwa sound in there. cum cum cum

  • So the difference here is you're not opening  your mouth wide for that oh. It's just relaxed  

  • and open, tongue is relaxed in the middle  of the mouth for that short uh. cum cum

  • And then we're gonna end again in bin.

  • But this time the bin is  stressed. combine combine combine

  • So we have combine combine 

  • combine combine

  • And now for a sentence: I'm having a really hard time  

  • thinking about how to use combine and combine  in a sentence. So why don't you give it a try  

  • and give me a sentence with those words. And  if you found this helpful please leave us  

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  • Thanks everyone have an amazing weekend!

Hello Jennifer from Tarle Speech with your  heteronym lesson of the week. Heteronyms  

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