how to pronounce shall


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the above transcription of shall is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

shall is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of shall in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… prisoner of our land shall amalfi would …”

meaning of shall

Shall is a verb meaning to be required or to be told to do something.

shall frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word shall occurs in english on average 202.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics shall can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that shall can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to shall


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