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articulation practice: the house that Jack built

Practise slowly and speed up gradually. Notice how the narrator pronounces the important words, but ‘swallows’ (avaler) the little ‘grammatical’ words like ‘the’ and ‘that’.

this is the house that jack built

this is the malt
that lay in the house that jack built

this is the rat
that ate the malt
that lay in the house that jack built

this is the cat
that killed the rat
that ate the malt
that lay in the house that jack built

this is the dog
that worried the cat
that killed the rat
that ate the malt
that lay in the house that jack built

this is the cow with the crumpled horn
that tossed the dog
that worried the cat
that killed the rat
that ate the malt
that lay in the house that jack built

this the maiden all folorn
that milked the cow with the crumpled horn
that tossed the dog
that worried the cat
that killed the rat
that ate the malt
that lay in the house that jack built

this is the man all tattered and torn
that kissed the maiden all folorn
that milked the cow with the crumpled horn
that tossed the dog
that worried the cat
that killed the rat
that ate the malt
that lay in the house that jack built

this is the priest all shaven and shorn
that married the man all tattered and torn
that kissed the maiden all folorn
that milked the cow with the crumpled horn
that tossed the dog
that worried the cat
that killed the rat
that ate the malt
that lay in the house that jack built

This is the cock that crowed in the morn
that waked the priest all shaven and shorn
that married the man all tattered and torn
that kissed the maiden all folorn
that milked the cow with the crumpled horn
that tossed the dog
that worried the cat
that killed the rat
that ate the malt
that lay in the house that jack built

this is the farmer sowing his corn
that kept the cock that crowed in the morn
that waked the priest all shaven and shorn
that married the man all tattered and torn
that kissed the maiden all folorn
that milked the cow with the crumpled horn
that tossed the dog
that worried the cat
that killed the rat
that ate the malt
that lay in the house that jack built