*The vowels are the sounds where air coming from the lungs
are not blocked.
*The vowels are a,e,I,o,u.
*But, there are twenty vowel sounds.
*These sounds are classified as,
*These vowels sounds are used for the pronunciation of many
words in English.
* Short Monophthongs
* Long Monophthongs
*These are pronounced as a single sound.
*They are also called as ‘pure vowels’ or ‘stable
*The quality of the sound doesn’t change over
a duration of the vowel sound.
*Some examples are :/i/ in ‘bit’.
*The monopthongs are of two types,
short monopthongs e.g.:/ i /
long monopthongs e.g.:/ i: /
/ i /- kit, sit -draw , saw
/ i: /-bee, see / U / - put
/ e /-pen, ten / U: / - too
/ æ /-mat, cat / ^ / - cup
/ α /-arm, palm / З / - bird
/ o /-pot, got / ә / - ago
Find which word contain ,
A short monophthong
A long monopthong,
Cat, feet, game, plant.
Find the words containing the short vowels and long vowels:
*Please, sit in the seat.
*Potato chips are cheap.
*Lynn ate lean meat.
*The vowel sounds are pronounced as two
*There will be a change in the quality of sound
during the period of vowel.
*They are also called as ‘double vowels’.
*E.g.:/ αi /-five
*They are very useful in pronunciation of
words in many languages.
*They are very useful in singing. They are
useful in determining different tones.
*They improve our listening,writing,speaking
*They increase our communication