Accent Diet: Pausing Lesson 1 Practice 2 – #80020

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Accent Diet: Pausing Lesson 1 Practice 2 – #80020

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These examples show you that sometimes where you pause can change the meaning of the phrase.

Practice reading these numbers and sentences. Pause at the end of each line break.
Read each one five times.

3 + (3 x 2) = 9
three plus
three times two
equals nine

(10 – 3) x 7 = 49
ten minus three
times seven
equals forty nine

408-524-1649
four oh eight
five two four
one six four nine

“Tom,” said Cathy, “is mean.”
Tom
said Cathy
is mean. (Cathy thinks Tom is mean.)

I would like to buy a car, phone, and house.
I would like to buy
a car
phone
and house.

Do you want a soup or salad?
Do you want
a soup
or salad?

(3 + 3) x 2 = 12
three plus three
times two
equals twelve

10 – (3 x 7) = -11
ten minus
three times seven
equals negative eleven

4085-241-649
four oh eight five
two four one
six four nine

Tom said Cathy is mean.
Tom said
Cathy is mean. (Tom thinks Cathy is mean.)

I would like to by a car phone and house.
I would like to buy
a car phone
and house.

Do you want a super salad?
Do you want
a super salad?

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