English Alphabet


English Alphabet is composed of the following 26 letters:

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

Also See:

Short and Long Vowel Sounds
Numbers in English
Days / Months / Seasons
A is a vowel, two sounds.

B,

C is a letter that has no sound but either takes the sound of K or S. K as in Can and S as in rice.

D,

E is another vowel.

F

G has two sounds. G as in good or a 'hard' G as in magic. Garage has both sounds

H

I is another vowel.

J

K

L

M

N

O is another vowel.

P

Q is nearly always used with U and has the qu sound

R

S

T

U is another vowel.

V

W

X has two sounds. Most common one is Extreme (ks), and another sound as in Example (gz)

Y sometimes has a short 'I' sound as in MYTH but at the beginning of a word it has a YUH sound, such as young.

Z as in buzz or zodiac or zip

Vowels:


A

E

I

O

U

(Sometimes Y)

See Short and Long Vowel Sounds

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