Focus on the pronunciation of skill
English definition of “skill”
/skɪl/ n [C/U]
› a special ability to do something: [C] Schools often do not provide students with marketable skills. [U] He lacked skill as a painter. skilled
/skɪld/ adj › Many companies depend on skilled labor. skillful
/ˈskɪl·fəl/ adj › Kraft was a skillful composer. skillfully
/ˈskɪl·fə·li/ adv › Some students are unable to use dictionaries skillfully.