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How to pronounce 'K' in English - Cup of coffee

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key Sound
Kitten Sound
Car Sound

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KEY KEY is a consonant. You lift the back of your tongue up towards the top of your mouth at the back, bunch the back of your tongue in from the sides at the same time, and release the tongue down suddenly. Do not use voice. This is a non-voiced sound.

Example words

'C'

cork cat crack coloured soccer close black pack check rock making cork kangaroo pocket track kennel marked ink cat baker link kitchen barking crack kindergarten soccer check close packet take come rocket rock

'qu'

earthquake

No /KEY sound Atall!!

knee knife knock know

'K'

kind kick keep making cork kangaroo pocket kennel marked ink cat baker link kitchen barking crack kindergarten check close packet take come rocket rock

'ch'

kick black pack check rock pocket track kitchen crack packet rocket cheque headache chemist charismatic

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  1. Keep cashing the cheques.
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  2. Can my cousin pick the colour?
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  3. Can you cook the curry in the kitchen?
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  4. Who's knocking on the locked back door?
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  5. Cut the cake quickly.
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  6. Make me take some socks to the soccer match.
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  7. The computer cable can't connect.
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  8. Catch the cat and put it in the cupboard.
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  9. Come quickly carrying a comfortable coat to keep warm.
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  10. occasionally choir directors can create chaos.
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