Arsenio’s ESL Podcast: Season 2 – Episode 53 – Pronunciation Skill – Consonant Sounds

Consonant sounds can be very confusing.  Sometimes the ‘G’ sounds like ‘J,’ So, let’s go over some of these symbols, key words, and a few other things so you guys have more of an understanding.

Grow – /g/ as in go      General – /jen/ as in job     Beige = /jen/ as in measure

Words that sound like shock.

Share      Ratio      Social      Assure


Write the symbols used in your online dictionary in the lines down below.

                                                                                                     Symbol                            Key Word

  1. Zero, lose, close (verb), razor                                             /z/                                       zoo
  2. Show, initiate, pressure, special
  3. Check, furniture, nature, situation
  4. Division, usually (yo͞oZH(o͞o)əl/) , Asia, beige
  5. Joke, graduate, agent, schedule


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