English Alphabet and English Sounds

There are 26 letters in English. Out of it 20 letters are consonants and 5 are vowels. The letter ‘Y’ is semi vowel

Consonants(20)

b c d f g h j k l m n p q r s t v w x z

Vowels(5)

a e i o u

Semivowel(1)

y

There are 26 letters in English alphabet. But the number of speech sounds is 44. Out of 44 the number of vowels sounds is 20 and the number of consonant sounds is 24.

The vowel sounds are of two types first monophthongs and second diphthongs. The number of monophthongs is 12 and the number of diphthongs is 8.

All the body parts which take part in the process of producing sounds are called the Organs of Speech

 

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Jitendra kumar patel Dhamtari CG, Rekha ram dhaka churu, Mukesh Kumar Sheshma

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