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Lesson 11

Soft c and g

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Soft c and g

c and g say the sound in their name (c:see g:jee) if followed by e, i. or y. They are then called "soft c and g." The other sound as in cat and dog, is "hard c and g." 

ce ci cycentre    success    fence    city    accident    recite    cycle    fancy

ge gi gygentle    badge    danger    giraffe    agitate    gymnastics    Egypt    energy

Exceptions: get    give

Where there are two c’s, the sound is like xsuccess    accident. I explain that In success the c before e says s, but the first c is not any of ce ci cy so it says hard c. In accord there is no ce ci cy, so there is only the k sound.

Where there are two g’s, the sound is jsuggest    exaggerate.

The double consonant keeps short the u in suggest, and the first a in exaggerate.

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Soft c and g