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  • Let's get started.

  • Let's take a list of words Ghost spaghetti straight enough.

  • Hi longhand.

  • Now, if we take a look at that list, the first thing you can notice is that the letters G H can be placed in the beginning of a word in the middle of a word or at the end of a word.

  • And as you can hear, the sound is different.

  • Now let's get to it together.

  • Ghost is the first word Now what is the sound?

  • What can you hear?

  • What you can hear very clearly is this G sound ghost.

  • It's called a hard G.

  • Most of the time when you have the letters G.

  • H at the beginning of a word, it will be pronounced good.

  • Ah, hard G.

  • The second word is spaghetti.

  • Now the G H is in the middle of the word.

  • And what sound can you hear again?

  • You can hear that very hard G sound spaghetti.

  • So when GH is in the middle of the word, it is sometimes pronounced good.

  • But then, if we take the third word straight again, GH is also in the middle of the word.

  • But the sound is different.

  • It's what we call a silent GH straight.

  • You can't actually hear anything.

  • Okay, so sometimes it's when GH is in the middle of the word, it's silent now.

  • Our next example is a very interesting case.

  • It's the word enough.

  • And as you can see, GH is at the end of the word and what can you hear?

  • Can you hear a G sound?

  • Are a silent G H Well, no, Actually, you can hear an F sound enough so sometimes with some words in English, G.

  • H is placed at the end of the word and is pronounced f like enough.

  • Our next example is the word high and again GH is at the end of the word, but the sound is not an F sound.

  • This time it's a silent G h hi.

  • So sometimes GH placed at the end of a wood is silent and our very last example Waas longhand.

  • Now with longhand.

  • As you know, I'm sure it's a compound word, so it's an association of two different words.

  • It's a special case, so in this case, the sound is not G.

  • H.

  • The two letters are separate because you first have the word long and then you have the word hand so you can actually hear both sounds in a separate way.

  • Long hand.

  • Okay, so I hope you remember when GH is at the beginning of a word.

  • Most of the time, it's a hard G sound like ghost when it's in the middle.

  • Most of the time it's silent, like straight, but not all the time.

  • We have examples of a heart G sound like spaghetti when it's at the end of the word.

  • Most of the time it's silent like high, but not all the time we have example examples.

  • Sorry, Oven F sound like enough.

  • And finally we have compound now rounds, which are a special case.

  • Okay, well, let's now review other words and find out how this GH sound is pronounced.

  • Let's get started, guys.

  • Please repeat after me.

  • It's a very important that you practice this first category is for the hard G sound.

  • Spaghetti aghast Ghost ghetto goal.

  • Ghastly.

  • Ghana, Afghanistan.

  • Let's continue with the F sound this time.

  • Repeat after me.

  • Enough cough, laugh rough, tough draft.

  • And now let's look at words containing the silent G h.

  • It's a big list.

  • Now listen very carefully and repeat after me ought to drought Force slaughter straight Slay Sigh, Sigh Naughty Court Daughter eight.

  • Height.

  • Wait.

  • Neighbor might bright light night tight.

  • Hi.

  • Sigh bought although thoughts through though.

  • And now a few examples of compound now downs now because compound mounds are two separate mounds, you can clearly hear the sounds of the letter G and the letter H.

  • Okay.

  • Repeat after me.

  • Foghorn Jughead, longhand, egghead, big headed.

  • And finally, let's practice full sentences.

  • Now, remember, be very careful.

  • Listen very carefully and try to remember how these GH sounds are pronounced.

  • Repeat after me.

  • The ghost had a light cough.

  • My neighbor had enough spaghetti.

  • His daughter went to the ghetto at night.

  • We ought to laugh at the neighbor.

  • Great job, guys.

  • One final word I want to talk to you about is the word hiccup that most of the time the word hiccup is spelled.

  • C U P okay, the American spelling and it's pronounced hiccup.

  • But if you ever go to the UK, you might see the old British spelling.

  • It's spelled with G H, and it's still pronounced hiccup.

  • It's the same pronunciation.

  • It's the P sound, but the spelling is different, so that's an interesting one.

  • Thank you for watching this video.

  • I hope you now have a better sense of how to pronounce these words containing the letters G and H Don't hesitate to watch this video again.

  • And please keep practicing.

  • Practice makes perfect.

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Learn how to pronounce GH sound | English Pronunciation Lesson | Hard G, Silent 'GH'

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/05
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