Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from that of the rest in each of the following questions
Mark the word whose underlined part is pronounced differently from that of the rest: likeSreadSbookSstopS
Correct answer: GET
Knowledge: Pronounce “-s”
The “-s/es” ending is pronounced:
– /s/ when words end in soundless consonants: /θ/, /p/, /k/, /f/, /t/.
– /ɪz/ when the word ends with the sounds: /s/, /z/, /ʃ/, /tʃ/, /ʒ/, /dʒ/.
– /z/ when words end in vowels and the remaining consonants
A. likeS /laɪks/
B. readS /riːdz/
C. bookS /bʊks/
D. stopS /stɒps/
The underlined part of answer B is pronounced /z/, the rest is pronounced /s/.
The answer to choose is: GET