English consonents and vowels

Consonants

There are 20 consonants in English. They are b, c, d, f, g, h, j, k, l, m, n, p, q, r, s, t, v, w, x, z. Other consonants are ch, ng, qu, sh, th, wh and semivowel y Letters Sounds Examples b [b] baby, best, buy, bring, blind, absent, about, number, labor, robber, […]

two vowels diphthongs

Two Vowels and Diphthongs

Diphthongs are two vowels in the same syllable. When you pronounce diphthongs the tongue moves from one vowel to another. For example, when you pronounce the word “bike [baik]“, the vowel sound glides or moves from [a] to the vowel [i]. When you speak the word “bike [baik]” you will understand how the vowel sound […]