pronunciation of the letter "i"

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pronunciation of the letter "i"

Postby weweronika » Sun Dec 26, 2010 11:47 pm

hello..i am new as well i really would appreciate the answer in general rule for my question.

here are my examples: Ireland, ivory, idea - you say i as something like,eye,
but : illness, incorrect, internet, information, illegal - you say as I

why is that??..how is the grammar explanation please...???????

thank you so much..i am just learning english and this is what made me wonder for a while.

veronika.

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Tukanja
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Re: pronunciation of the letter "i"

Postby Tukanja » Tue Dec 28, 2010 9:14 pm

Hello w'

the secrets of English grammar rules are prethee bizzare sometimes.
Ah, not sometimes only. Many times! :-)
You will get used to, with time.


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