How To Pronounce The Words Ending In “Cally
Learn how to pronounce the words ending in ‘cally’!
Hi Esther here! Welcome to this Speak More Clearly video on how to pronounce words ending in CALLY.
This word ending is pronounced the same way whether you are practising a standard American, British or Australian accent.
The trick is, that the ‘a’ is said as a very short schwa – it’s really hardly there at all.
So ‘cally’ /kaeli/ becomes ‘cly’ /kəli/. In other words it’s said, ‘klee’ like the famous artist’s name, Paul Klee -the English pronunciation of course.
Let’s say it together.
It’s practically over.
Her hairstyle was radically different.
Everytime his team scored a point, he shouted enthusiastically.
Realistically , we’ll need two more weeks to finish.
The company optimistically predicted a 20 percent growth rate.
It was symbolically important for all cultures to be represented.
The results were statistically significant.
My favourite biscuits all magically disappeared!
She answered cynically.
If you are used to saying ‘cally’ instead of ‘cly’ for this word ending, you may need to practise with this training video a few times, so the new way of saying it becomes more automatic.
For more in depth training on how to speak confidently and clearly, check our Australian, American or British accent courses.
For more pronunciation tips, check this video lesson on how to pronounce words when ‘ch’ says ‘k’.
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