SILENT LETTER

silent letter

                                 SILENT LETTER

A silent letter is a letter that must be include when you write the word even though you don’t prenounce it.

  1. introductory
  2. uses of silent letters
  3. examples of origins of words
  4. silent B
  5. silent C
  6. silent D
  7. silent E
  8. silent G
  9. silent GH
  10. silent H
  11. silent K
  12. silent L
  13. silent N
  14. silent P
  15. silent PH
  16. silent S
  17. silent T
  18. silent U
  19. silent W
  20. Exercise

EXAMPLES:

1. k sebelum n

e.g. – knife                          – know                         – knob

knock                         – knit                           – knight

knowledge                 – known                       – kneel

 

2. c setelah s, dan c diikuti oleh e atau i.

e.g. – scissors                      – scenery                      – scene

– science                       – science                      – sceptre

 

3. gh di tengah dan di ahir kata.

e.g. – night                          – right                          – sight

– neighbour                   – higher                        – fighter

– high                            – although                    – through

 

4. w sebelum r dan ho

e.g. – write                          – wrong                        – wrap

wrack                         – writer                        – wrote

who                            – whom                        – whose

whore                         – whole                        – written

 

5. t setelah s

e.g. – listen                          – whistle                      – fasten

The example in words :

  • Doubt = B is a silent letter
  • Often = F is a silent letter
  • Listen = T is a silent letter
  • Hour = H is a silent letter
  • Honesty = H is a silent letter
  • Who = W is a silent letter

 

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