How to pronounce “X” in English


Pronunciation & Shadowing Courses

Like KS

  • taxi
  • Mexico
  • explain
  • next
  • fox
  • mix
  • extra
  • ex-boyfriend
  • exercise
  • execute

Like GZ

Two conditions must be true:

  1. The X must be followed by a vowel sound
  2. The syllable immediately after the X must be the strong one
  • exactly
  • example
  • exam
  • exhibit
  • exotic
  • exult
  • executive
  • exit (exception to the rule)

Like Z

(very rare in English)

  • xenophobia
  • xylophone
  • xerox

Like KSH

  • sexual

Like GZH

  • luxury
  • luxurious

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