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Intermediate English
Lesson 13 - The City
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Two Vowels Together

When two vowels are together in a word, the first vowel sound is usually long and the second vowel is silent. We say that a vowel sound is "long" when it says its name (A, E, I, O, U).

tie - The vowel i says its name I.
load
- The vowel o says its name O.

 

Practice
Select the correct pronunciation of the word.

1. meal

Pronunciation 1
Pronunciation 2

2. road

Pronunciation 1
Pronunciation 2

3. leaf

Pronunciation 1
Pronunciation 2

4. sail

Pronunciation 1
Pronunciation 2

5. pie

Pronunciation 1
Pronunciation 2

 

 

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