The English alphabet has 26 letters but produces 39 sounds (15 vowel noises and 24 consonant sounds).
A vowel is a sound made by the lungs without the mouth or throat. Every common English word has a vowel.
The vowels are:
A, E, I, O, U.
When at the start of a word, 'Y' might act as a consonant.
A consonant is a sound made by closing the mouth.
Each letter stands for one of the following consonants:
B, C, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, T, V, W, X, Y, Z
The English language produces both vocal and silent sounds. When the vocal cords vibrate to make a sound, it is called a vocal sound. When creating wordless noises, the vocal co...