In this Spoken English lesson I’m going to teach you some English words that are actually sounds, commonly known as Onomoetopia- they are actually names for different sounds we hear in our English communication. Glad to have you with me, I’m your tutor Michelle.
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Have you ever ordered anything online at the click of a mouse? I ordered online proofreading services with the click of a mouse..
What’s a zip? You’re never ready until you dress is fastened. ZIP and then you’re finally ready.
Tweet – It’s an amazing feeling when I wake up to the tweet of the birds outside my bedroom window…
Twitter – to utter a succession of small, tremulous sounds, as a bird. The social media website is called after the sound of bird’s twitter.
Sound produced when the meat or the veggies are roasted over open hearth/ open fire.
The steaks sizzled on the barbeque.
I dropped the medicine into the glass and it fizzled until it dissolved.
He murmured the words, “I’m sorry,” but I didn’t believe he really was.
-Please whisper while you are in the library.
-I wish you wouldn’t mumble your words, I can’t understand what you’re saying.
The basketball flew smoothly through the net and the game was won.
- Igargled the mouthwash as the dentist had instructed.
- Please do notgargle with your water like that; drink it properly.
As she sat in the chair, kerplunk it collapsed.
There was a loud vroom as he revived the engine.
I gobbled down my food as quickly as I could so that I could go and join my class.
I took her shopping but she moaned throughout the day.
I heard a knock at the door
Someone tapped loudly on the windowpane
The owl hooted.
The machine whirred to a standstill.
All these words are nouns (as name of the sound) as well as verbs (actions). Use these everyday sounds to make your conversations more fun.