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  1. Boris Tatarenko's Avatar
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    -ing, g is silent.

    As far as I know we don't pronounce "g" in ing endings:

    Playin', movin', talkin' etc.

    Do we pronounce "g" at the end of adjectives?

    Temting (temptin'), appealing (appealin'), fascinating (fascinatin') etc.

    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    Re: -ing, g is silent.

    No, that's wrong. The sound at the end of 'ing' is /ŋ/ not /n/.
    The use of /n/ here is sub-standard in AusE at least, and non-standard in most other places.

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