The vowel Sound of a as in arm

Equivalents

ea as in heart

ua as in guard

c as in sergeant

Phonetic Symbol, É‘

pa, ta, ka, ba, da, ga

ath, az, al, am, an, ang

alms

park

father

arch

parlor

varnish

argue

pardon

tardy

arbutus

bargain

darling

armory

market

darted

ardent

marvel

darken

armistice

Wah-wah

gnarled

  1. Margery put lard in the tarts
  2. The farmer started the market in his cart.
  3. Starving sharks darted after the little bark.
  4. Mark parsed ''hark,'' ''charge,'' and ''bombard.''
  5. Mrs. Barber thought the yarn was a bargain.
  6. Papa drove the car into the farther yard.
  7. Martha calmly put the balm on her father's smart­ing arm.

large

sharp

calm

lark

shark

cargo

larch

charm

carpet

larva

chart

garden

rajah

Jar

guard

sarcasm

Jargon

qualm

sergeant

yard

harvest

Czar

card

hearth

  1. Father bought a large farm in Arkansas.
  2. Arnold and Arthur darted under the arbor.
  3. The silver star sparkled on the dark carpet.
  4. In March we embarked with a large cargo of Palin.
  5. The artist sketched the arch in Mr. Arden's garden.
  6. Marcus said, ' The cards and the charts are in the barn'.
  7. Barbara and Margaret were charmed with the large farmhouse parlor.
  8. The hart jumped bars and crossed the marsh in the darkness.
  9. On Arbor Day the children marched to the park and planted a larch.
  10. Archibald argued with Harvey about the quality of the khaki scarf.
  11. The guard in the army led the parson and the sergeant through the yard to the arsenal.
  12. "Hark! Hark! the lark at heaven's gate sings. "
  13. But the kitten, how she starts, Crouches, stretches, paws, and darts.