English : Collage





How is the word collage pronounced?

By Mrs. Madhavi, Lalkudi, Tamil Nadu – India – 31st May 2007.

The o in the first syllable is like the o in words like hot, pot and cot. The a in the second syllable is like the a in bath, path and cart. The final ge is like the s in measure, treasure and pleasure. The stress is on the second syllable. Some people pronounce the o in the first syllable like the a in China. Both pronunciations are acceptable.

A collage is a picture that you create by sticking various materials or objects onto a hard surface. People often make use of pieces of cloth, paper and metal to create this picture.

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