Voiced and Voiceless Sounds

Voiced and Voiceless Sounds

The English language contains 26 letters, but there are 39 distinct sounds (15 vowel sounds and 24 consonant sounds) made by these letters. Most of these sounds are made by combining two letters, like “th” or “ng”. There are some letter combinations that make more than one sound. The most common vowel sound is /ɪ/, …

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