Exercise 1-60: Tag Endings CD 2 Track 34
Pause the CD and complete each sentence with a tag ending. Use the same verb, but with the opposite polarity—positive becomes negative, and negative becomes positive. Then, repeat after me. Check Answer Key, beginning on page 193.
With a query, the intonation rises. With confirmation, the intonation drops.
Did he? Didee?Does he? Duzzy?Was he? Wuzzy?Has he? Hazzy?Is he? Izzy?Will he? Willy?Would he? Woody?Can he? Canny?Wouldn't you? Wooden chew?Shouldn't I? Shüdn näi?Won't he? Woe knee?Didn't he? Didn knee?Hasn't he? Has a knee?Wouldn't he? Wooden knee?Isn't he? Is a knee?Isn't it? Is a nit?Doesn't it? Duzza nit?Aren't I? Are näi?Won't you? Wone chew?Don't you? Done chew?Can't you? Can chew?Could you? Cüjoo?Would you? Wüjoo?
1 The new clerk is very slow, isn't he!
2 But he can improve, ?
3 She doesn't type very well,!
4 They lost their way,?
5 You don't think so,!
6 I don't think it's easy,?
7 I'm your friend,?
8 You won't be coming,!
9 He keeps the books,
10 We have to close the office,?
11 We have closed the office,?
12 We had to close the office,!
13 We had the office closed, ?
14 We had already closed the office, ?
15 We'd better close the office, !
16 We'd rather close the office, ?
17 The office has closed, ?
18 You couldn't tell, !
19 You'll be working late tonight, ?
20 He should have been here by now, !
21 He should be promoted, !
22 I didn't send the fax, ?
23 I won't get a raise this year, ?
24 You use the computer.?
25 You're used to the computer.!
26 You used to use the computer, ?
27 You never used to work Saturdays, ?
28 That's better.! The basic techniques introduced in this chapter are pitch, stress, the staircase and musical notes, reduced sounds, and word groups and phrasing. In chapters 2 through 13, we refine and expand this knowledge to cover every sound of the American accent.内容来自 听力课堂网：http://www.tingclass.net/show-8155-235196-1.html