ERIC Number: ED241934
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Vivacious Vowels with Consonant Supplement. Revised.
Instructional materials and facts about vowels and consonants in the English language are presented as an aid in teaching vowel and consonant sounds. Included in this document are: (1) numerous facts about the quantity and type of syllables, monosyllables, vowel sounds, digraphs, and diphthongs in English; (2) a chart listing 18 vowel sounds; (3) a diagram showing the position of the tongue for each vowel sound; (4) an explanation of diphthongs; (5) additional facts about short and long vowel sounds; (6) detailed explanations for each of 19 vowel sounds including examples of common and alternate spellings, a description of how the sound is made, and a list of words containing the sound; (7) lists of additional words containing the five short vowel sounds; (8) a chart listing 27 consonant sounds; (9) an explanation of how different types of consonant sounds are made; (10) detailed explanations for each of the 27 consonant sounds including examples of common and alternate spellings, a description of how the sound is made, and a list of words containing the sound; (11) a chart of 28 consonants and consonant combinations giving examples of the different sounds that each can represent; and (12) a nine-item bibliography of books on phonetics and pronunciation. (DC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Monrovia Unified School District, CA.