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Chapter 6- Vowel Letter-Sound Relationships Vowels make two different sounds: short sound and the long sound. Short Vowel Sounds Generalizations: o A single vowel that does not conclude a word usually has its short sound Examples: am, an, and, ant, as, ask, at, and act o A single vowel in medial position usually has its short sound Examples: ham, can, hand, pant, gas, task, bat and fact o When the only vowel in a word does not come at the end of the word, it usually has a short sound. Examples: am, ask, at, and, as, ham, task, bat, sand, gas, pan Long Vowel (gilded) Letter Sounds Generalizations: o When two vowels come together, the first one usually has its long sound and the second is not sounded Examples: meet, seat, coat, sail, meat o In words with two vowels, the second being the final e, the first vowel usually has its long sound and the final e is not sounded Examples: rope, cape, cute, tire, o When the only vowel in a word comes at the end of the word, it usually
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2008 for the course EDEL 433 taught by Professor Yopp during the Spring '08 term at CSU Fullerton.

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heilmanch6handout - Chapter 6- Vowel Letter-Sound...

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