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Pronunciation

Post by nguyenluyen » Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:40 am

Hello!

Could you please help me with this question?

A. middle-aged
B. encouraged
C. followed
D. copied

I could not make a choice here.

Thanks a lot.

P.S: This question came from an English test for students.

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Re: Pronunciation

Post by Firefox » Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:10 pm

What's the question?

These all end in /d/.

The single word "aged" often ends in /Id/.

But as I say, what's the actual question?

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Re: Pronunciation

Post by nguyenluyen » Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:30 am

The question is: Choose the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from that of the others. :-(

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Re: Pronunciation

Post by Joe » Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:52 am

They are all pronounced the same: /d/

But the SINGLE WORD “aged” often ends with /Id/.

For example:
a middle-aged man /d/
an aged man /Id/
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Re: Pronunciation

Post by nguyenluyen » Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:29 am

Got it! Thanks so much for all your help!

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Re: Pronunciation

Post by jiyakhattak » Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:21 pm

nguyenluyen wrote:
Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:40 am
Hello!

Could you please help me with this question?

A. middle-aged
B. encouraged
C. followed
D. copied

I could not make a choice here.

Thanks a lot.

P.S: This question came from an English test for students.
:?: making incomplete sense

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Re: Pronunciation

Post by jiyakhattak » Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:22 pm

Joe wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:52 am
They are all pronounced the same: /d/

But the SINGLE WORD “aged” often ends with /Id/.

For example:
a middle-aged man /d/
an aged man /Id/
oh really

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Re: Pronunciation

Post by jiyakhattak » Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:23 pm

Firefox wrote:
Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:10 pm
What's the question? :roll:

These all end in /d/.

The single word "aged" often ends in /Id/.

But as I say, what's the actual question?

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Re: Pronunciation

Post by jiyakhattak » Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:27 pm

nguyenluyen wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:30 am
The question is: Choose the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from that of the others. :-(
:-?

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