June 18, 2019

M. J. Maddox, PhD
is the American English Doctor.
 
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/ow/, /oi/, /aw/, /ar/,/or/

ow /ow/
This is the vowel sound heard in cow and house. The sound is usually spelled ow at the end of a word and ou elsewhere in the word.

oi /oy/
This is the vowel sound heard in boy and soil. The sound is usually spelled oy at the end of a word and oi elsewhere in the word.

aw /aw/
This is the vowel sound heard in the words law and fault. The sound is usually spelled aw at the end of words and au elsewhere in the word.

ar /ar/
This is the sound heard in car. The sound is always spelled ar. You can teach the letter combination ar to your beginning reader as “ar the/ ar/ of car.”

or /or/
This is the sound heard in the words or, for, and core. The sound is always spelled or.