In this pronunciation lesson, you are going to learn how to pronounce words that have a silent ‘A’ in them.
- Skills: Speaking, pronunciation
- Time needed: 2-5 mins
- Focus: sounding more natural and fluent
Audio intro from Kerin
BrE /ɑːˈtɪstɪkli/ – aa·tis·tuh·klee
Practice saying it: The film was both commercially and artistically successful.
BrE /ˈlɒdʒɪkli/ – lo·juhk·lee
Practice saying it: Don’t be too hard on yourself. I think you acted logically under the circumstances.
BrE /ˈstəʊɪkli/ – sto·uhk·lee
Practice saying it: They were very professional and reacted stoically to the news.
BrE /ˈvɜːtɪkli/ – ver·tuh·klee
Practice saying it: The exhibition was pretty cool! The pieces were hanging vertically from the ceiling as soon as you came in.
Can you think of any other words ending in -ally?
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