Vowel Sound u

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Spellings for the u sound are:

      oo (took)           ou (could)           u (pull)

 

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How to pronounce the u sound

 

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look  

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understood

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would  

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should
 

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pudding  

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puritan
 

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A wooly wolf stood on crooked sooted cushions.
 

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The butcher put the sugar and cooked pudding in the nook.
 

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The pushy woman’s childhood was full of cookies, pussycats, and books. 

 

Click on the links below for the other vowels sounds

    uh as in about

    ay as in pay

    a as in apple

    ah as in daughter

    ee as in eat

    eh as in met

    ie as in like

    i as in bit

    oh as in got

    u as in look

    ow as in blouse

    oo as in boot

    oy as in oil

    aw as in caw

    er as in clergy



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