When a vowel sounds like itsname, this is calleda long sound. A vowel lettercan also have short sounds.Whether a vowel has a longsound, a short sound, orremains silent, depends on itsposition in a word and theletters around it.
Long Vowels 1When a short word or syllable endswith a vowel consonant “e”combination (a-k-e), the vowel isusually long and the "e" at the endof the word is silent (this rule doesnot apply in all cases).Examples of a vowel consonant ecombination are: bake, ride, pole,tune.
Long Vowels 2When a word or syllable has asingle vowel and the vowelappears at the end of theword or syllable, the vowelusually makes the long sound.Examples are: no, he, go
Examples of long vowels in thesewords:LONG AAPELAKEGATELONG EEATFEETEEL
LONG IICEBERGSKITEBITE LONG O OAK LONELY POTATOESLONG UUKULELEUFOUNITED
I’m going to talk about the vowel;in English there are two types ofshort and long vowels.
DEFINITIONA vowel is a letter whichmakes a distinct sound byitself. The vowels in theEnglish language are:• A• E• I• O• U
But I’m going to talk aboutshort vowels:Short vowels when there is asingle vowel in a short wordor syllable, the vowel usuallymakes a short sound. Theseshort vowels usually appear atthe beginning of the word orbetween two consonants.
Examples of short vowels are found inthese words:Short Short Short Short Shorta e i o umap egg king sock mugapple help six song bushat fell wig job rugplan bed grin stop luckant red fish top lunch
PRESENTADO POR:CYNTHIA CAICEDO MONTEROYELIXA HERRERA MORENOLIC. EN LENGUA CASTELLANA,INGLES Y FRANCES.