Friday, November 16, 2007

FRIDAY CORRECTNESS

PRONUNCIATION

What is the correct pronunciation of the indefinite article "a" and of the definite article "the"?
(Hint: don't use George Bush as your example.)

TODAY'S WORD

The word for today is "asperity".
Define "asperity" and use it in a sentence.


CORRECTIONS & EXPLANATIONS

Corrections and explanations for this week's entries will be posted Sunday morning.

1 comment:

Naomi said...

"a" is pronouced with a long vowel "ay", and "the" is also pronounced with the long vowel "ee".

After dropping the glass of milk, Jill's mother scolded her with such asperity that she started to cry.

This is a great blog, and so necessary. English gets butchered on a daily basis...I could go on and on. It's good to see that a former teacher of mine is still a great educator! Well done!