Phase 3 phonics sounds: “ng” sound jolly phonics

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How to teach ng sound:

We are going to teach kids the ng sound through 6 steps. Each step will add a lot of fun and liveliness to the learning time. Let’s see together:

1. Sound ng story:

ng sound jolly phonics

Tommy and his friend were playing with their toys. One of the toys was HULK holding a monster and getting ready to throw it. The kids were so astonished and amazed by HULK’s power. One of the kids brought a big wooden board and started to imitate HULK.” I will lift this alone, watch me, ng…ng…ng”. The board was so heavy and the kid slipped on the ground while he was trying. Tommy kept laughing at him. “oh, that’s so funny, you keep saying but the board is not lifted.”

2. ng sound jolly phonics pronunciation:

  • If you see a word that ends with ‘ng, you have the “ng” sound
  • And now, let’s find out how to make the “ng” sound. 
  • To make the “ng” sound correctly, it’s important to pass the air through your nose. 
  • Let’s take a closer look at how to do that:
  • Pull the back of your tongue toward your throat.
  • Next: stop the air in your mouth with the back of your tongue and direct it into your nose. 


3. jolly phonics digraph ng dictation:

walk with your kid step by step on his notebook to write the following digraphs. Show him the gif below and motivate him to imitate it.

4. ng sound digraph tracing worksheet:

Here’s the digraph “ng” tracing worksheet to practice:

5. jolly phonics sound ng – blending exercise:

Use our phonics phase 2 and phase 3 flashcards to practice some pronunciation activities with your kid: 

  • The first level: Make combinations of the flashcards below and let the child recognize which letters are making the sound “ng”.
  • Advanced level: Let the child assemble the words below by himself. keep telling him the pronunciation of the word until he can make the combination alone. 
  • The word the kid should make here is “sing”.

Try other words too…

6. Jolly phonics sound ng – words dictation:

Write on the board or on a piece of paper the following table of graphemes. Give the kid some oral words that can only be combined with available graphemes in the table. See how your kid will be able to form a word from.


The teacher/parent here may say :


Now the kid has to know how to form the latter word from the table using his listening skills and his knowledge of blending.

after the teacher/parent pronounce the word the kid should arrange the word following the pronunciation he heard

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