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How to Pronounce the Final S

How to Pronounce the Final  S

How to Pronounce the Final S

Voiced Consonants

Voiced consonants are consonant sounds that are made by vibrating the vocal chords

These are some voiced consonants:

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  5. How to Pronounce The /g/ Sound Correctly
  6. How to Pronounce The /d/ Sound Correctly

Voiceless Consonants

Voiceless consonants do not use the vocal cords to produce their hard, percussive sounds. 

These are the voiceless consonant sounds

  1. How to Pronounce The /p/ Sound Correctly
  2. How to Pronounce The /ʃ/ Sound Correctly
  3. How to Pronounce The /ʧ/ Sound Correctly
  4. How to Pronounce The /f/ Sound Correctly
  5. How to Pronounce The /k/ Sound Correctly
  6. How to Pronounce The /t/ Sound Correctly

The Pronunciation of the Final S

The final S is pronounced in three different ways. The Final S Pronunciation is based on the final sound of a word, before adding -s.

/S/

When word ends with a Voiceless sound, the final “s” is pronounced as /s/

/Z/

When word ends with a Voiceless sound, the final “s” is pronounced as /Z/

/IZ/

When word ends with one of these sounds /dʒ/ /s/,  /z/,/ʃ/ and /tʃ/he final “s” is pronounced as /IZ/

Pronunciation of  ED Ending Examples

IZZS
RacesSleepCrabs
DishesBooksWords
ChangesHatsBags
BusesCliffsDeals
BoxesGraphsDreams
PrizesMythsFans
KissesSings
WatchesWears
Gloves 
Plays

Pronunciation of ED Endings Video Explanation

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