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    PRONUNCIATION

    Hi

    Could you please help me with teh rules of pronuciation of ch, when to use K, SH, CH

    With S when to use S,Z,SH, ZH

    And SC when to use S, SH. SK

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    Re: PRONUNCIATION

    Hi
    I'm trying to understand your question but without success.
    Can you formulate a problem more clearly?
    S.M.

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    Re: PRONUNCIATION

    Quote Originally Posted by stanislaw.masny View Post
    Hi
    I'm trying to understand your question but without success.
    Can you formulate a problem more clearly?
    S.M.
    The poster wants to know the rules for pronouncing those letters.
    ch as in character /k/
    ch as in church /tsh/
    ch as in champagne /sh/
    etc.

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    Re: PRONUNCIATION

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hi

    Could you please help me with teh rules of pronuciation of ch, when to use K, SH, CH

    With S when to use S,Z,SH, ZH

    And SC when to use S, SH. SK
    I believe most of the words adopted from French produce sh sound in CH: chauvinist, chandelier, penchant, chauffeur, etc.
    The words that have to do with profession or science usually have k sound: archeologist, chemistry, architecture, chromosome, psychologist, etc.
    SC: Sh in foreign words: fascist, crescendo (Italian) ...

    I wonder if there is a firm rule to any of these cases. Even if there is, I bet we'll have to deal with lots of exceptions.

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