Unit 4.1

Letters: c, k

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Introduction

The letters c and k can both be used to express the sound /k/.

Form

These letters can be pronounced as:

Uppercase Lowercase Phonetics
C c /k/
K k /k/

Example

  • C:
    • cat, clock, cost, crunchy, cut;
    • topic, music, logic.
  •  K:
    • kettle, kid, freaky;
    • neck, back, clock.

Use

The use of both letters depends on their position in the word.

  • We use c:
    • before letters a, l, o, r, u;
    • at the end of words.
  • We use k:
    • before the letters e, i, y;
    • at the end of the words after c.

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