b is a voiced consonant

Press the lips together as for p, and expel the breath with vibration of the vocal cords.

Phonetic Symbol, b Drill: bah, ba, bee, boo, boh, baw ab, eb, ib, oob, ub, ob

This sound occurs initially, finally, and medially:

barn

ban

bare

bay

bell

burn

beet

bin

bugle

boom

bull

buy

boat

but

boil

ball

bob

bow

  1. Buy buns, bacon, and butter for breakfast.
  2. Beatrice baked the beans in Betty's brown bowl.
  3. They blamed Bob for Bernard's bad behavior.
  4. Bowser buried the bone beside the barrel.
  5. The brown bear stole the bumblebee's honey.
  6. A bluebird built her nest in the bird box.
  7. Baskets and bottles were brought from the bout.
  8. The baggage man's back bent under the big box.
  9. The Big Brothers Club bought bats and balls.

stab

ramble

mobbed

ebb

thimble

rubbed

crib

nimble

babble

tub

cabin

Hobbie

rob

member

suburb

mob

October

robber

  1. The Arab beckoned the cab man to the curb.
  2. Baby's rubber ball bounded into the crib.
  3. A ribbon hung from the marble bust of Robert Burns.
  4. Becky led the sobbing boy to the bakery.
  5. Tabby robbed the warbler's nest in the shrubs.
  6. Rob tumbled from the branch and fell into the berry bushes.
  7. The able laborer objected to the bribe.
  8. Will the boys bake the crabs and the lobsters?
  9. Abraham stumbled over the rubber tube.
  10. The bear observed the rabbit in the bushes.
  11. Mr. Hubbard built a bungalow in the suburbs of Pittsburgh.
  12. Deborah embroidered buttercups on Mabel's table cover.
  13. Barbara and Rebecca belong to the eld basketball club.
  14. Bertie and her brother Bobby played with the peb­bles on the beach.
  15. Elizabeth and Alberta sobbed when  they  read "Black Beauty."