What are the long vowel sounds in English?
Similarly, you may ask, what are the short vowel sounds in English?
Short vowels. Short vowels are vowel sounds that are pronounced in a short form. In RP English the short vowel sounds are those in 'pet', 'pot', 'put', 'putt', 'pat' and 'pit', and the schwa sound. They can be compared with long vowel sounds.
Furthermore, is cake a long vowel? The long vowel sound is the same as the name of the vowel itself. Follow these rules: Long A sound is AY as in cake. Long O sound is OH as in bone.
Similarly, it is asked, what makes a long vowel sound?
Long Vowel Rule (1): When a word has two vowel, usually the first vowel says its name and the second vowel is silent. Long Vowel Rule (2): If a word has one vowel and it comes at the end of the word, that word usually has a long vowel sound.
What is a long i sound?
'Long vowel' is the term used to refer to vowel sounds whose pronunciation is the same as its letter name. The five vowels of the English spelling system ('a', 'e,' 'i,' 'o,' and 'u') each have a corresponding long vowel sound /e?/, /i/, /??/, /o?/, /yu/.