Yr2 Amazing Alliterative Phrases Posted on 10/10/2017 by Miss Harrison-Brandon Alliteration Pronunciation http://www.broadheath.coventry.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/How-to-pronounce-Alliteration.mp3 Definition: Alliteration is the repetition of an initial sound. Applying: This only works when more than one word with the same sound is close together in a phrase or sentence. Ladybirds your task today is to use the word mats below to write some alliterative phrases. Examples: Shiny seashells, Bouncing beach balls and sneaky, scavenging seagulls. You can use a variety of adjectives and verbs but these must go before your noun.