HOW COME? & WHY?

HOW COME? It means ‘‘why” in a informal way. (something happened or reasons)

EXPRESSION FOR CONVERSATION: HOW COME?

  • ”Why” is formal. (writing or speanking);
  • ”How come” is informal. (speaking).

e.g.          How come + subject + verb + object ?

How come I am not the president? (informal) = Why am I not the president? (formal);

i.e.           Why + verb + subject + obeject ? 

Why did you arrive yesterday? (formal) = How come you arrived yesterday? (informal). 

 

 

 

SOUNDS IN ENGLISH: VOICED & UNVOICED

Voiced or unvoiced?

  1. House /haus/ = unvoiced;
  2. Television /‘telivizn/ = voiced;
  3. Singer /’siNGer/ = voiced;
  4. Shower /’SHaer/ = unvoiced;
  5. Nose /nouz/ = voiced;
  6. Zebra /‘zebra/ = voiced;
  7. Snake /sneik/ = unvoiced;
  8. Monkey /moNGki/ = voiced;
  9. Dog /dog/ = voiced;
  10. Yacht /jat/ = voiced;
  11. Tie /tai/ = unvoiced;
  12. Witch /wiCh:/ voiced;
  13. Vase /va:z/ = voiced;
  14. Right /rait/ = voiced;
  15. Flower /‘flauer/ = unvoiced; 
  16. Leg /leg/ = voiced;
  17. Girl /gorl/ = voiced;
  18. Jazz /dzaez/ = voiced;
  19. Key /ki:/ = unvoiced;
  20. Chess /CHes/ = unvoiced;
  21. Bag /baeg/  = voiced;
  22. Mother /’maTHer/= voiced; 
  23. Parrot /paeret/ unvoiced;  
  24. Thumb /THum/ = unvoiced.