3 Machine soundsAside from the above, machines are usually described with:Automobile- "honk" for the horn, "vroom" for the engine, and "screech" for the tiresTrain - "clickety-clack" crossing a junction and "choo-choo" for the whistle.Cash register – “cha-ching”
4 Animal soundsFor animal sounds, these onomatopoeia are typically used in English:Bird - "chirp", "tweet"Chicken - "cluck"Crow - "caw"Dove - "coo"Duck - "quack"Owl - "hoo" or "hoot"Rooster - "cock-a-doodle-doo"Turkey - "gobble"Insects - "buzz"
6 More Onomatopoeias… ba-boom bang bam bark bawl beep belch bing blab blareblingblurtboingbongbonkboombow-wowbumpburbleburpbuzzca-chingcheep (parot)chopclangclankclapclatterclickcock-a-doodle-doocrackcracklecrashcrash-boom (lightning strike)cuckooding
7 Even More Onomatopoeias… ding-dongdongdripfwatgaspgooshgrumblegruntgurglehee-haw (donkey)hiccuphisshonkhuffhumhurlka-blamka-boomklap (Spanish for gunshot)meowmoomurmuroinkping-pongploppoofpop, popped, poppingpuffquackrat-tat-tat-tat (beginning of machine gun fire)ringroarroaredrustlescratch
8 And Still More Onomatopoeias… screechsighsizzlesniffspitsplashsplatsplutsquawksqueaksquealsquelchsquishswooshtat-tat-tat-tatthumpthwapticktick-tocktingtinktocktweet tweetvroomwhamwooshyip yip (dog screaming)zangzapzipzoomzzzzz
9 Assignment Write a fable containing at least 15 onomatopoeias. Please make your onomatopoeias stand out from the rest of your writing.For example: The fox howled at the moon.1 point for each onomatopoeia and 5 points for writing quality (20 points total)The draft of this assignment is due on Wednesday, March 25th
10 What is a fable?A story that features animals, plants, inanimate objects, or forces of nature which are personified and that have a moral lesson (a "moral"), which may at the end be expressed in a maxim.Maxim examples:A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.A friend in need is a friend indeed.A rolling stone gathers no moss.You can't tell a book by its cover.Birds of a feather flock together.