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