(8) 6th Grade-vowel Sounds

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Say whether this word has long or short vowel sounds: Gum

    • A.

      Long

    • B.

      Short

    Correct Answer
    B. Short
    Explanation
    The word "gum" has a short vowel sound. In this word, the letter "u" is pronounced as /ʌ/ which is a short vowel sound. A short vowel sound is a quick and brief sound made by a vowel, whereas a long vowel sound is a prolonged sound made by a vowel. In the word "gum," the vowel sound is short and not prolonged.

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  • 2. 

    Nest has a short e sound.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because the word "Nest" does indeed have a short "e" sound. In English, the letter "e" can be pronounced in different ways, and in this case, it is pronounced as a short vowel sound, similar to the "e" sound in words like "bed" or "pen".

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  • 3. 

    Page has a short a sound.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Page has a short a sound" is false. The word "page" does not have a short a sound. It actually has a long a sound, as in the word "cage."

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  • 4. 

    Say whether this word has long or short vowel sounds: Huge 

    • A.

      Short u

    • B.

      Long u

    Correct Answer
    B. Long u
    Explanation
    The word "Huge" has a long vowel sound, specifically the long "u" sound. This can be identified by the "u" being pronounced as /ju:/, as in the word "mule" or "cute".

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