The Letter K (The English Alphabet)
The letter K is the eleventh letter in The English Alphabet. It is also the eighth Consonant in The English Alphabet.
As with every letter in The English Alphabet, The Letter K has two versions in the written form.
These two versions are called: The Upper-Case and The Lower-Case.
The Upper-Case K looks like this:
The Lower-Case K looks like this:
Notice that the only difference between The Upper-Case and The Lower-Case K is the size. The Lower-Case K is just a smaller version of The Upper-Case K. You will find that this is the same for quite a few letters in The Alphabet.
The letter K is only pronounced one way in The English language.
The Letter K
As you learn The English Language, you will see that the The Letter K is often followed by The Letter N. When this happens, there is a different pronunciation.
In this situation, The Letter K is silent. In other words, it is not pronounced. As in:
Next Lesson – Letter L
Following Lesson – Letter M