Focus on the pronunciation of shock
English definition of “shock”
/ʃɑk/ n [C/U] (SURPRISE)
› a sudden, unexpected, and often unpleasant or offensive event, or the emotional or physical reaction to such an event: [C] It was kind of a shock to hear they wanted to throw it out. › Shock is also a medical condition caused by severe injury, pain, loss of blood, or fright that slows down the flow of blood around the body: [U] She was going into shock – her flesh was becoming chilled and her muscles were contracting. shocking
/ˈʃɑk·ɪŋ/ adj › The book was considered shocking when it was first published.