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    Hi all teachers.
    Please is there a rule to pronounce the vowel a in a work ( there are many sound ).
    Thank you

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    Re: Ask for help

    Quote Originally Posted by light87 View Post
    Hi all teachers.
    Please is there a rule to pronounce the vowel a in a work ( there are many sound ).
    Thank you
    You mean like in "a work in progress"? If so then with a schwa.
    Read here about 2/5 down the page.

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    Re: Ask for help

    Hi all teachers.
    I mean there is a lot of pronunciation the vowel like a in English.
    I want to know if i can guess the pronunciation (like the rule for the final ed).
    Thank you.

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    Re: Ask for help

    Quote Originally Posted by light87 View Post
    Hi all teachers. I want to know if i can guess the pronunciation (like the rule for the final ed).
    And I want to know why you are still using lower-case 'i' for the first person pronoun. when you have been asked at least seven times to use a capital letter.

    As I have said several times: if you want us to help you then you must show us that you pay heed to what we say.

    The only way to be sure of how any word is pronounced in English is to use a dictionary. Many of the dictionaries here have an audio link as well as phonetic transcription.

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    Hi thank you for the "I",really I forget (because i think in French).
    Thank you.

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    Re: Ask for help

    Quote Originally Posted by light87 View Post
    Hi thank you for the "I",really I forget (because I think in French).
    Thank you.
    That is no excuse, the first person pronoun "I" is capitalised by French people when they use English.

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