|The short vowels are those you hear at the start of these words:|
Dictionaries that show you how to pronounce words often use a small curly mark (called a 'breve') above the short vowels:
Most of the time we use just one letter to spell the short vowel sounds. This unit shows you which words need another letter.
||e||- e, ea|
||i||- i, y|
||o||- o, wa, qua|
||u||- u, o, oo, ou and the 'schwa' sound|
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