395 pages, 11 × 8.38 × 0.8 in
June 15, 1986
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0671631985
ISBN - 13: 9780671631987
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Chapter 1LESSON 1TASK 1 SOUNDS INTRODUCTION1. (Point to m)I'm going to touch under this sound and say the sound. (Touch first ball of arrow. Move quickly to second ball. Hold two seconds.) mmmmmm. (Release point.)2. Your turn to say the sound when I touch under it. (Touch first ball.)Get ready. (Move quickly to second ball. Hold.) "mmmmmm."(To correct child saying a wrong sound or not responding:) The sound is mmmmmm. (Repeat step 2.)3. (Touch first ball.)Again. Get ready. (Move quickly to second ball. Hold.) "mmmmmm." (Repeat three more times.)4. (Point to s.)I'm going to touch under this sound and say the sound. (Touch first ball of arrow. Move quickly to second ball. Hold.) ssssss. (Release point.)5. Your turn to say the sound when I touch under it. (Touch first ball.)Get ready. (Move quickly to second ball. Hold.) "ssssss."(To correct child saying a wrong sound or not responding:) The sound is ssssss. (Repeat step 5.)6. (Touch first ball.)Again. Get ready. (Move quickly to second ball. Hold.) "ssssss." (Repeat three more times.)TASK 2 SAY IT FAST1. Let's play say-it-fast. My turn: motor (pause) boat. (Pause.) Say it fast. motorboat.2. Your turn. Wait until I tell you to say it fast. motor (pause) boat. (Pause.) Say it fast. "motorboat." (Repeat step 2 until firm.)(To correct child saying word slowly -- for example, "motor [pause] boat":) You didn't say it fast. Here's saying it fast: motorboat. Say that. "motorboat." Now let's do that part again. (Repeat step 2.)3. New wo
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