Proper Pronunciation Guide




  • Pronounce the letters “ch” as
  • Pronounce the letter “i” as the name of the letter “e”
  • Pronounce the final letter “c” as

Practice Sentence:

You look very chic in your new evening dress.


  • (adjective) Fashionable in a very elegant way.


The word “sheik,” referring to the head of an extended family or tribe in Arabic, is a homophone with “chic,” although “sheik” may sometimes be pronounced [ʃe͜ik].
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