In this lesson, we will continue learning the pronunciation and spelling patterns of words with a /g/ sound. This topic is also known as the pronunciation of hard <g>. Learn Hard /g/ Part One.
We will learn and practice the following rules for hard <g>:
- The /g/ sound spelt as <gu>
guilt guitar guy
- The /g/ sound spelt as <gue>
guest guess catalogue
- The /g/ sound spelt as <gh> in foreign loan words.
ghost ghetto dinghy
- The /g/ + /z/ spelt as <x>
exist exam exit
Practice Hard /g/: Some Examples from the Lesson Recording
guy: that guy’s guitar
guess: your guess is as good as mine
colleague: Colleen’s colleagues from the college
ghee: Gita cooks aloo gobi with ghee
exam: Alexander passed his exam
Brexit: Brits and their Brexit
Professional English: 12 Words You Pronounce Incorrectly.
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