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spelling vowels

phoneme

spelling examples

/i/

east, be, peak, sea, Caesar, thief, receive, compete, machine, subpoena people                                             

/I/

build, business, pick, it, gift, myth, women

/e/

ate, able, rate, play, stay, gay, game, grade, stain, steak, they, veil, lake, Mary

/E/

best, berry, any, says, said, bury, fare, fair, pear, merry, dairy

/Q/

bat, man, class, branch

/a/

hot, knot, Gothic, box

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caught, waffle, awful, brought, often, author

/o/

boat, float, orphan

/U/

foot, , soot, put

/u/

ooze, boot, soup, sue, suit  

/ju/

unit, feud, beauty, few, view, eulogy, you

/au/

out, ouch, about

/ai/

I, sight, my, die

/iI/

boy, toy, employ                                                               

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cup, under, such, judge, come, flood, rough, about, geography, aroma, Nevada, April, anvil, commence, bacon, chorus, column, Pennsylvania, the

/j/ + other vowels

yes, yet, jet, yellow, unit, yikes!, yang, ying, yippie, yeah

 

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