Unit 1.1


Vowel digraphs

Sounds and letters

A digraph is a group of two successive letters that represent a single sound (or phoneme).

These digraphs can consist of vowels or consonants. Here we are talking about vowel digraphs.

Common vowel digraphs in English include:

UppercaseLowercasePhonetics
AIai/eɪ/
AYay/eɪ/
EAea/iː/
UEue/u:/
EIei/eɪ/
OAoa/oʊ/

AI: rain
AY: say
EA: tea
UE: true
EI: eight
OA: road

 

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