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The /k/ Sound: English Pronunciation Practice Made Easy english consonants english k sound

What is the /k/ Sound?

First, let's look at a few examples of words with the English /k/ sound:

  • cap
  • call
  • skin
  • jacket
  • duck
  • work

According to Baruch College's Tools for Clear Speech, the /k/ sound is made by doing the following:

"Lift the back of your tongue and press it against the soft palate,...

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