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Consonant Sound Pair
Voiceless /s/ & Voiced /z/

 

Practice


Forms of Direct Address

Hello, .... (last name).

Mrs.
/mIsIz/
Miss
/mIs/
Ms.
/mIz/
Mr.
/mIstər/
a married woman
an unmarried woman
Used mainly in writing when you don't know if a woman is married or not.
a man

Getting the attention of someone you don't know,
as in a restaurant or store.


Excuse me,...

Miss
/mIs/
Ma'am
/maem/
Sir
/sər/
a woman of any age
older woman
to show respect
man