Mark the letter A, B, C or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word whose underlined part therefore from the other three in pronunciation in each of the following questions
Choose the word whose underlined part: from the other three in pronunciation talkSlearnSstopScutS
Correct answer: GET
Words ending in “s” have 3 readings:
+ /s/: after voiceless /f/, /p/, /t/, /k/, /ɵ/
+ /iz/: after the wind sounds, sibilant /s/, /z/, /ʃ/, /ʒ/, /tʃ/, /(dʒ/
+ /z/: after the remaining vowels and consonants.
Answers A, C, D are read as /s/, but answer B is read as /z/