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The /sk/ Sound: English Pronunciation Practice Made Easy english consonant clusters english sk sound

What is the /sk/ Sound?

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

  • sky
  • skin
  • basket
  • desktop
  • ask
  • musk

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

"This cluster is a combination of the /s/ and /k/ sounds. Begin...

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