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pronunciation Based on what rule "sentences" is pronounced " sentences with /IZ/? thanks in advance
Oct 1, 2012 7:29 PM
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Well, basically we need to hear the "S", by hook or by crook. :D So... Words which end in an unvoiced consonant just need the "s" (books). Words which end in a voiced consonant get a "z" sound (eggs). It's much easier to say. Words which end in anything like a "s", "z" or even a "sh" or "zh" sound get the /IZ/ sound... otherwise, we simply don't hear it (gauges, bushes, masses, sentences, fezzes).
October 2, 2012
The following site has a person say aloud the words or sentence that you have typed in. Choose the accent that you like after you type in your word/sentence. http://www.oddcast.com/home/demos/tts/tts_example.php?sitepal Here are also other pronunciation sites: http://www.pronuncian.com http://www.onestopenglish.com/skills/pronunciation/phonemic-chart-and-app/interactive-phonemic-chart/
October 1, 2012
MARIA
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English, French, Persian (Farsi)
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