CONSONANT SOUNDS /s/ and /z/
ENGLISH LANGUAGE S.S.S2 THIRD TERM
THEME: SPEECH WORK
CONSONANT- SOUNDS /s/ and /z/
Students should be able to;
- Pronounce the Consonants
- Identify the Consonants
- Identify their differences and give examples
The S and Z sounds are often studied as a pair because they sound very similar, and both sounds are made in the same part of the mouth. There are some differences. The S sound is voiceless, and the Z sound is voiced.
How to pronounce the S and Z sounds
The voiceless (unvoiced) S sound (IPA symbol: s) can be found in English words such as said, sad, sit, box, bus, cats, face, and circle.
The voiced Z sound (IPA symbol: z) can.... View More
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