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K and KS Pronunciation

A student worksheet with answer key for practicing k and ks sounds.

K and KS Pronunciation
Pronunciation
Mixed-level
No. 30032
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Worksheet

K & KS

How do you make the “K sound?
What words have this sound?
What letters are pronounced with this sound?

How do you make the “KS” sound?
What words have this sound?
What letters are pronounced with this sound?


K Sound at the Beginning





K Sound in the Middle





K Sound at the End





KS Sound in the Middle





KS Sound at the End






Instructor Worksheet
K & KS (Answer Key): Ask student(s) these questions. Review answers.

How do you make the “K sound? back of tongue touches upper back part of the mouth

What words have this sound? car, key,

What letters are pronounced with this sound? c, k, ck, cc, ch

How do you make the “KS” sound? back of tongue touches upper back part of the mouth and then front tip of tongue goes forward just behind the front teeth

What words have this sound? fix, banks,

What letters are pronounced with this sound? x, xc, ks, cc



Activity: Ask student to think of words that fit each category. Give answers as a dictation.

K Sound at the Beginning

call
carry
question
company

*When a word begins with “kn” the “k” is not pronounced = “know”

K Sound in the Middle

broken
occur
makeshift
ranked

K Sound at the End

bank
took
unlike
work
headache

KS Sound in the Middle

experience
exceptional
access
extra
next

KS Sound at the End

products (the ‘t’ is silent)
banks
six
fix
looks
asks
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