Vowels “in the pocket”

 

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EE  EH  UH  AW  oo  IH  OO

 Peek      elk        what    ought      book   sing     moon

 

 

Diphthongs: dominant vowel-85%

Long A = cane = EH + EE

Long I = pine = UH + EE

Long O = bone = AW + OO (moon)

Long U = June = oo (book) + OO (moon)

Round = UH + OO (moon)

 

Other Vowels:

Has, And = EH

“W” = OO (moon)

With = OO (moon)+ IH

“The” before a consonant = oo (book)

“The” before a vowel = EE

Mercy, First = oo (book)

Are = UH

Lord, God = AW

You = EE + oo (book) + OO (moon)