Short Vowels In English

Short Vowels In English

Learn the Short Vowels In English. Find short vowels audio lesson and practice. Learn the short vowel chant in English to help learn American Pronunciation.

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ă      ĕ      ĭ      ŏ      ŭ      

The diacritical mark ˘ above a short vowel is called a ‘breve’ -pronounced ‘breeve’. Breve means ‘short or brief’ in Latin.

 

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short ă    

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ă     ă     apple

 

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short ĕ

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ĕ     ĕ     egg

 

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short ĭ 

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ĭ     ĭ     it

 

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short ŏ

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ŏ      ŏ     off

 

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short ŭ

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ŭ     ŭ     up 

 

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Short Vowels Chant

ă     ĕ     ĭ     ŏ     ŭ
ă     ĕ     ĭ     ŏ     ŭ
ă     ĕ     ĭ
ă     ĕ     ĭ
ă     ĕ     ĭ     ŏ     ŭ

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