What is a vowel sound? A vowel sound is a speech sound that is made with the vocal that being opened.
We shall be contrasting three monothongs or pure vowels which are /u/, /u:/ and /D/
/u/ /u:/ /D/
Bull brute cost
Book boom cot
Cook two fog
Cold crew stop
Foot blue loss
Transcribe the following words e.g.
(i) boom (ii) stop (iii) wood (iv) cot (v) log
- Give 2 examples of words that have this vowel sound in them /u:/
- Give 3 examples of words that have this vowel sound in them /o/