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Unit 11

Method of Expressing W

     97.  By pronouncing the following words slowly it will be found that w has the sound of oo; therefore w is expressed by the oo-hook:

Method of expressing W

98.  Word Drill

Word Drill

*In the combination wh, as in wheel, the h is sounded first.

     99. W Within Words.  In the body of a word it is more convenient to express w by a dash placed beneath the vowel following.  In writing sw and a circle vowel, as in sweet, swim, swell, the hook for w is preferable to the dash:

W within words

     100. A Before W or H.  In words beginning with a-h or a-w the dot, placed on the line close to the next character, is used to express a:

ahead, awake, await, etc.

101. Frequent Phrases

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