In this lesson, we will learn the pronunciation and spelling of the /k/ sound in English in words that have unusual spellings. This lesson is Part Four of Four on /k/.
In the previous lessons on /k/ you learnt:
- /k/ is the most diverse consonant in terms of spelling patterns
- /k/ is often spelt with the letter ‘c’
- a letter /k/ in a word’s spelling is always pronounced /k/
Many of the example words in this lesson are foreign loan words.
Practice Unusual /k/ Words: Some Examples from the Lesson Recording
Iraq: In Iraq, women are clad in burqas and nicabs
qwerty: thirty dirty qwerty keyboards
quick: ask a squid a quick question
quiche: quiche recipe
equinox: spring equinox
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