‘and’ drills

These exercises are designed to get used to pronouncing the word ‘and‘ in the correct way.

Reading exercise

*Be aware that in English, correct gramma would have us use commas in lists like this (e.g I want a cat, a dog and a pony) instead of repeating the word ‘and’.

  1. I want a cat and a dog.
  2. I want a cat and a dog and a pony.
  3. I want a cat and a dog and a pony and a fish.
  4. I want a cat and a dog and a pony and a fish and a cow.
  5. I want a cat and a dog and a pony and a fish and a cow and a horse.
  6. I want a cat and a dog and a pony and a fish and a cow and a horse and a donkey.
  7. I want a cat and a dog and a pony and a fish and a cow and a horse and a donkey and a hamster.
  8. I want a cat and a dog and a pony and a fish and a cow and a horse and a donkey and a hamster and a parrot.
  9. I want a cat and a dog and a pony and a fish and a cow and a horse and a donkey and a hamster and a parrot and a duck.
  10. I want a cat and a dog and a pony and a fish and a cow and a horse and a donkey and a hamster and a parrot and a duck and a frog.

Gap Fill

  1. Ben ___ Jane are friends.
  2. I want a burger ___ fries.
  3. I can see the moon ___ the stars.
  4. They go together like bread ___ butter.
  5. They went to the park ___ played football.
  6. Gin ___ tonic is a popular drink.
  7. Hard work ___ dedication equals success.
  8. Have you got a pen ___ some paper?
  9. Exercise ___ diet will help you to lose weight.
  10. I have got ten pounds ___ fifty five pence.