Monday, 2 November 2015

Getting vocal about it: 12 vowels

There are 12 vowels in English compared to just 5 in Spanish. These vowels are usually numbered to facilitate their identification:

1. /iː/ as in cheese
2. /ɪ/ as in ship
3. /e/ as in pen
4. /æ/ as in mad
5. /ɑː/ as in car
6. /ɒ/ as in hot
7. /ɔː/ as in horse
8. /ʊ/ as in good
9. /uː/ as in moon
10. /ʌ/ as in cut
11. /ɜː/ as in bird
12. /ə/ as in better

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