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  • the silencing of the age, this pesky letter, the H or British English, they say.

  • Hate, which I like.

  • I like that th um sometimes in English, which is Don't say it and it's silent.

  • And that's really confusing because, for an example of horse, we say the age.

  • But some words like honest, huh?

  • We don't say harnessed.

  • The H is silent.

  • So let's get into this.

  • Um, the reason why we say the ancient horses because horses from, uh, Germanic roots.

  • Now the crazy thing about the English and why it's so difficult for everyone, including me, is that it's not from one single language.

  • It's from dramatic old English north, uh, Latin, Portuguese, French, Italian, Greek way.

  • Just take all the languages, mix them up and make you learn them.

  • Good luck.

  • But I'm here to help you with the silent H so h shall be silent in these others.

  • Um, and and cool.

  • Cool.

  • Cool.

  • I'm gonna teach you actually, how to say these words because some of them we change it to a K.

  • So this word, if you look at it, we think it's ANC, Sure, but it's actually anchor.

  • An anchor is usually found on the boat.

  • And it's a thing that we put in the water to stop the boat from going.

  • So, um, we don't say and sure we say anchor.

  • Now, if you look at the red letters here, this is how I would say the words and how I would write them if I could write English.

  • Let's start a petition that Ronnie Gree writes All of the English words give me money.

  • Donations.

  • Um, this is a terrible word for most people.

  • Let me break it down for you are car protect Before you looked at this word and you go r e take I am an rtk.

  • Do you want me to build your house?

  • But we say architect, the C h actually sounds like K same with anchor.

  • Next one, we look at our chives, so chives delicious The spring onion.

  • Um but we say are skydives.

  • So again, the c h, the h is silent and the C sounds like a k.

  • So archives next one.

  • I love this word.

  • I remember being great eight and I said to my friend, What is chaos?

  • Let's cause some chaos.

  • And then my friends like, what are you talking about chaos?

  • I'm like chaos, you know, Anarchy, chaos.

  • And they're like you mean chaos.

  • Oh, well, why did they spell it with a C H?

  • And I said she s and they're like, No, it's chaos.

  • So it's K OSCE like Australia or Austria.

  • Hello.

  • Hello there.

  • So we say chaos next one, you probably say character, right?

  • You dio I know you dio I've heard you.

  • You say character.

  • Hey, you have a good character, Ronnie, but it's actually character.

  • So again we're taking the c h.

  • We're completely taking out the H sound and we're making it like a K The sea might begin to make sense for you and chemical We don't say chemical.

  • We take out the h sound.

  • D h is silent.

  • Kim are cool.

  • Can me chow?

  • No, I don't even worry about the English.

  • Just repeat after me.

  • Chemical course.

  • Yeah.

  • So chorus changes to chorus chorus is ah group of people to sing together or your favorite part of every song out there.

  • Wait till it gets to the course.

  • You're doing karaoke.

  • You have no idea what they're singing.

  • A, of course, comes damn you can sing that song Really well, courses the rephrase in the song that everybody knows Oh, we just had architect Now we're getting even longer But our texture, texture, architectures So we've got the ch again and we've added texture architectures Good.

  • Wow, this is getting easier, isn't it?

  • C h again changes to a k.

  • We say we don't say tries mus Merry Christmas, everyone.

  • We say Christmas.

  • Okay, so in English sometimes we have a ch the case.

  • The H is completely silent and we pronounce it like a k Are you ready to get just a little bit crazier?

  • This word echo we say echo again.

  • The ch becomes a k Let's get to where we actually just don't even say the h and pretend it doesn't exist because this is how Homa phones come into play.

  • So if we look at this word the hour, we want to say how, er but we actually have power belonging to us.

  • So this is a homophone.

  • Our our what?

  • Our is it Is it my our hours ghost.

  • We just like the host.

  • I remember a child as a child said Mom, There's ago, Host.

  • I said you don't believe in the hosts.

  • How is there a ghost?

  • Oh, it's a ghost, not a good host.

  • And I always spell it G O S c.

  • But apparently that's wrong.

  • I'm gonna put the invisible age the questions when we can't say that.

  • What are we doing?

  • When When take out the age to say the W When, Where Where?

  • Homophone for the verb to do with clothes.

  • Um, are you a witch?

  • Like for real?

  • We don't say which homophone, which and which.

  • While what?

  • It's so hard for you to make this long, aspirated sound while I like this.

  • Why?

  • Sometimes maybe you get a text message and there's just a big why And like, Why did somebody just put a why Oh, guess what?

  • Because that's pronunciation of this word.

  • The H is silent.

  • W sign it.

  • And we just say that last letter.

  • Why?

  • So why don't we write it with a Y easier?

  • This is fun.

  • Ah, honest.

  • Oh, on ist we don't say Ho, ho, ho, neediest.

  • I'm the horniest person here, but we say honest.

  • So this one's always crazy to air you look at this and go Here are, uh I'm the hare are to the throne, but it's actually aired.

  • And you think, How did that even cross someone's mind to make it sound like air?

  • But it doesn't matter because it's a homophone and it's probably from French.

  • Thanks French.

  • If you've noticed French speakers, they have the trouble with th they don't say it.

  • There's like, No, we're never going to say the h Okay, our rules are easier.

  • Just don't say it to be great.

  • But English goes.

  • You know what?

  • We're going to say it in some words, but not in other words.

  • And in other words, we're gonna change it to a que ha.

  • Good luck.

  • English letters brings us to grammar.

  • Have you ever studied the terrible articles?

  • Articles are Ah in.

  • And the I have done lessons on them.

  • Check them out.

  • Articles, Ronnie.

  • Okay, this will maybe make sense to you now.

  • So why do we have to say on our when Clearly, this isn't a vowel?

  • It's an H.

  • But because the h is silent, it makes a vowel sound.

  • So we have to be careful an hour and how our, um an honest woman.

  • So again, we're not saying the H, so because it makes a vowel sound.

  • We have to put the article and and on on er it is an honor for me to be here today.

  • Check out this spelling.

  • I'm Canadian, so I like to put extra letters and extra vowels to make it easier.

  • Now, to make it more difficult for you.

  • We say honor now, American English, They're gonna put easier Americans.

  • English is better.

  • Honor.

  • So British English and Canadian English.

  • We like to add the extra.

  • You, uh, and American English they take out to use.

  • Thank you.

  • Thank you.

  • I like this better.

  • And we have this word again and air and still I'm still not comfortable with this.

  • How is this even like the thing that we breathe in air and what isn't air anyways?

  • How what?

  • What?

  • Ronnie?

  • So an air is basically Let me explain this.

  • We have a king or a queen.

  • Yeah, they die by their air would be their son.

  • Usually, daughters don't usually get the kingdom ship.

  • Um, so the air would be someone who receives money or property from a dead person.

  • Yeah, that's kind of creepy.

  • Now, maybe it's creepy, and it's his air and That's the purpose of it.

  • But you can have an heir to the throne and heir to the kingdom.

  • Um, if somebody's parents die, you know, not somebody's parents.

  • Oh, my God.

  • If your parents die, I don't want them to die.

  • But when they do, they will.

  • Um You would be an heir to their property if they have it, and you should give it to me.

  • So here's a new deal.

  • If your parents have many properties and you're just like, Oh, I don't know what to do with all these properties, please donate them to Ronnie invited.

  • Okay, you can hit me up on my website.

  • English is Ronnie dot com.

  • I accept all donations of anything property, cars, money, artwork Doesn't matter.

  • Send it to me.

  • I will be your air.

  • Oh, I'm so nice.

  • I know.

  • Okay, Cool.

  • So never mind the h.

  • Just take it out completely.

  • Change it to a K, but use it in some words.

  • Yeah.

  • I hope that confused you more.

  • And I'm going to study a dictionary.

  • Goodbye.

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English Spelling & Pronunciation: The Silent ‘H’

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/17
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