The pronunciation of some vowel pairs is fairly easy to predict, while others are less clear, but the trickiest one of all is the pair [ou] – this vowel pair uses many different pronunciations. Here are the different ways that [ou] can be pronounced. Long-O: dough, your, court, though, shoulder, source, four, thorough Short-o: thought, bought,… Read More OU – Oh no!
A vowel pair is two vowel letters together, that make just one sound. For example, in the words “each” and “fear” the [ea] makes just one vowel sound, so this is a vowel pair. However, in “idea” and “create” the [ea] is not a vowel pair – there are two vowel sounds, and those two… Read More Vowel Pairs