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    Question Pronounce 't' and 'ts' in the Prompt and Prompts

    Hi,

    When pronounce the word "prompt", it is need to pronounce the 't' after the pronouncement of "promp".

    But for the word "prompts", how to pronounce the 'ts' ? In this situation, I would pronounce "prompts" as "promps"(DO NOT pronounce the 't', just pronounce the 's').

    Is that right? Please help!!

    Thanks.

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    Re: Pronounce 't' and 'ts' in the Prompt and Prompts

    That's how I pronounce it, too.

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    Re: Pronounce 't' and 'ts' in the Prompt and Prompts

    Me, too.

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    Re: Pronounce 't' and 'ts' in the Prompt and Prompts

    Quote Originally Posted by fenglish View Post
    When we pronounce the word "prompt", it is need we need/it is necessary to pronounce the 't' after the pronouncement of "promp".

    But for the word "prompts", how to should we pronounce the 'ts' ? .
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    Re: Pronounce 't' and 'ts' in the Prompt and Prompts

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    Hi 5jj,

    Thanks for correction.

    But I have a question regarding the "we" that you have added to almost every sentences, can we omit the "we" in all the above sentences? and why?
    Last edited by fenglish; 29-Feb-2012 at 08:09. Reason: Replace correcting with correction

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    Re: Pronounce 't' and 'ts' in the Prompt and Prompts

    We means 'all of us', 'you and I' or just 'people'.

    It cannot be omitted.

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    Re: Pronounce 't' and 'ts' in the Prompt and Prompts

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    We means 'all of us', 'you and I' or just 'people'.

    It cannot be omitted.

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    Hi Rover,

    I think you have misunderstood my question, I known "We means 'all of us', 'you and I' or just 'people'".

    What I want to ask is Why the "we" cannot be omitted in the original sentences, Please tell me WHY?

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    Re: Pronounce 't' and 'ts' in the Prompt and Prompts

    [AmE - not a teacher]

    We can, using this construction:

    When pronouncing the word "prompt", ...

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    Re: Pronounce 't' and 'ts' in the Prompt and Prompts

    Quote Originally Posted by BobSmith View Post
    [AmE - not a teacher]

    We can, using this construction:

    When pronouncing the word "prompt", ...
    Hi BobSmith,

    Thanks for you answer, it is all about grammar.

    1. When we pronounce ...
    2. When pronouncing ...

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    Re: Pronounce 't' and 'ts' in the Prompt and Prompts

    Hi all,

    Is there any documents or articles about the rule of pronouncing similarly for 't' and 'ts', if yes, please provide me the link, I want to study all the rules of pronouncing.
    Last edited by fenglish; 01-Mar-2012 at 10:27. Reason: Replace "to" with "for"

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