Focus on the pronunciation of second-class
English definition of “second-class”
second-class (also second class)
› TRANSPORT relating to the normal level of service offered, especially on a train: She was sitting in one of the second-class compartments. second-class fares/tickets/travel
› COMMUNICATIONS in the UK, relating to a less expensive service for sending mail which is slower than first-class: a second-class delivery/letter/stamp second-class post/mail
› COMMUNICATIONS in the US, relating to the mail service used for sending magazines and newspapers
› used to describe a degree from a UK university that is good but not of the highest possible standard: The successful candidate must have a first or second class honours degree.
› considered less important or of a lower quality than something or someone else: Vocational education does not in any way mean second-class education. It is appalling that older people are treated as second-class citizens. → Compare first class, business class, economy class