MONOPHTHONGS DIPHTHONGS
V
O
W
E
L
S

deep

tip

food

goup

near

beak

pet

about

nurse

door

tourist

boy

goat

cat

bat

start

lot

fair

high

no
C
O
N
S
O
N
A
N
T
S

play

big

tiger

doll

chair

judge

kat

gone

fly

vase

thing

that

soon

zoo

ship

pleasure

man

nail

among

hunter

like

run

wolf

jump
ai + r
ei + r
[ eə ] air
ee + r [ iə ] deer
ea + r [ iə ] hear
oa + r [ eə ] bear
oo + r [ ɔː ] board
ou + r [ auə ] our
*ea + r [ ɜː ] learn
ei
ey
[ ei ] vein
they
oi
oy
[ ɔi ] oil
boy
oo + k [ ʊ ] book
au
aw
[ ɔː ] author
saw
ou
ow
[ aʊ ] out
now
ai
ay
[ ei ] maid
day
ie
ye
[ ai ] tie
rye
oa
oe
ow
[ ɜʊ ] coat
toe
low
ue
ui
[ jʊ: ] due
suit
ee
ea
[ i: ] meet
tea
*c + ei [ iː ] receive
*oo [ ʊ ] mood
ou [ ʌ ] country
ou [ ʊ: ] group
ie [ i: ] field
r,l,j + ui, ue [ i: ] blue
fruit
juice
ea + th, d [ e ] bread
death
eu, ew [ ju ] blue
neutral
few
*r,l,j + eu, ew [ u: ] blew
drew
jew
[ e ] [ i: ] blue
pen
i [ e ] bread
death
eu, ew [ ju ] blue
neutral
few
*r,l,j + eu, ew [ u: ] blew
drew
jew