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How to Pronounce "K" vs. "G" Sounds in English

Learn how to pronounce "K" vs. "G" sounds in English in this Howcast video with ESL teacher Megan Brach.

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My name is Megan Brach, I've been teaching English as a second language for four years. Learning English isn't fast, nor is it easy, but I'm going to help you get started. Are you ready? Let's learn English. Now we're going to learn the difference between the /k/ and the /g/ sound. The /k/ uses no vocal chords, and the /g/ does. So let's practice. Ka ka ka. Cookie. Cake. Car. Rack. Now, for the /g/ sound, you're going to use your vocal chords. Let's practice. Gah gah gah. Gone. Hug. Go. Great. Now you know the difference between your /k/ and your /g/ sounds.Did not know how to transcribe her actual example of the /k/ and /g/ sounds by themselves. I just wrote what they sounded like.

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