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    Default pronouncation rules for C as c and C as k.

    Hello my teachers.

    Are there any pronouncation rules For C as c and C as k

    Thanks,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, :wink:

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    Default Re: pronouncation rules for C as c and C as k.

    Are there any pronouncation rules For C as c and C as k
    Good question! But don't you mean c as s or c as k?

    Generally speaking, when e comes after (follows) the c the c is pronounced as s. That is especially true when a vowel precedes the c. Examples: race, space, nice, twice, since, wince.

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    Default Re: pronouncation rules for C as c and C as k.

    What about Anticipate?

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    Default Re: pronouncation rules for C as c and C as k.

    Quote Originally Posted by ESL-lover
    What about Anticipate?
    A c between two vowels will generally be pronounced as an s.

    Examples: anticipate, special, recede, decent, recent, receipt, reception.

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    Default Re: pronouncation rules for C as c and C as k.

    A c following a consonant and preceding an e will generally be pronounced as an s.

    Examples: dance, chance, dancer, cancer, enhance, prance, since, wince

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    Default Re: pronouncation rules for C as c and C as k.

    A c beginning a word and followed by an a will be pronounced as a k.

    Examples: card, cancer, carry, can, cap, cart, cash, cavort, cave, caution

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    Default Re: pronouncation rules for C as c and C as k.

    A c beginning a word and followed by an e will be pronounced as an s.

    Examples: cease, cede, cedar, ceiling, certain

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    Default Re: pronouncation rules for C as c and C as k.

    A c beginning a word and followed by an i will be pronounced as an s.

    Examples: cite, civet, city, civilian, cistern

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    Default Re: pronouncation rules for C as c and C as k.

    A c beginning a word and followed by either an o or a u is pronounced as a k.

    Examples: cod, cot, comb, come, corn, cozy, cut, cute, curry, curve

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    Default Re: pronouncation rules for C as c and C as k.

    A c will generally be pronounced as a k if it is both preceded and followed by a vowel if neither of those vowels is an e.

    Examples: acorn, bacon, beacon, deacon, decor, fecund, recon, taco

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