Vowels & Consonants

Letters in English:

As you know, there are 26 letters in the English Alphabet.

מתוך 26 האותיות באנגלית, 5 הן אותיות ניקוד:


5 of them are vowels: a, e, i, o, u
They can easily be remembered with the simple diagram on the right.

יתר 21 האותיות הן עיצורים:

The other 21 letters are consonants:
b, c, d, f, g, h, j, k, l, m, n, p, q, r, s, t, v, w, x, y, z

 
All together:
a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, j, k, l, m, n, o, p, q, r, s, t, u, v, w, x, y, z

The vowels make a flowing sound, whereas the consonants normally make an obstructive (stopping) sound.

Although the letter y sometimes makes a vowel sound, it is considered a consonant.

 

 

Short vowel sounds and Long vowel sounds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
External link - click here to listen to all sounds - vowels and consonants (American pronunciation)
 
 
  
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