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    Question Pronunciation of the ending "-es" in "likes"

    My son claims his teacher said he should not read the ending "-es" in the word "likes" (third-person verb form for like).

    I never heard about this exception.

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    He misunderstood, I suppose. You just don't pronounce the -e-, but /ks/.
    Спасибо за исправления!

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    лайкс

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lampada View Post
    лайкс
    Here is an example from his audio course:
    http://wowik.000space.com/u4_l62_ex1.swf
    How the speaker prononce the sentence "He likes read book" ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wowik View Post
    I cannot open this file in any of my browsers or audio/video player applications, even those that have Flash plugins.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wowik View Post
    Here is an example from his audio course:
    http://wowik.000space.com/u4_l62_ex1.swf
    How the speaker prononce the sentence "He likes read book" ?
    i got it to open and the speaker pronounces likes correctly. It is the same for the words: bikes, hikes and yikes. Click in the words to listen to them being pronounced.
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    Thank you all very much!

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