• First 71 Phonogram Sounds

    1. a

    at

    tape

    want

    2. c

    cat

    cent

    3. d

    did

    4. f

    fast

    5. g

    good

    gentle

    6. o

    odd

    over

    do     

    7. s

    sit

    as     

    8. qu

    quit

    9. b

    big

     

     

    10. e

    end

    even  

    11. h

    head

    12. i

    it

    silent

     

    13. j

    just   

    14. k

    kind  

    15. l

    let     

    16. m

    met

    17. n

    nice   

    18. p

    pet

    19. r

    round

    20. t

    tent   

    21. u

    up

    true

    put

    22. v

    vase-love         

    23. w

    wet   

    24. x

    box   

    25. y

    yippee
     

    baby

    by

    myth

    26. z

    zero  

    27. er

    "the 'er' of her"

    28. ur

    'er'--the 'ur' of nurse         

    29. ir

    'ir'--the 'ir' of first         

    30. wor

    'er'-

    the 'or' of works

    31. ear

    'er'-the 'ear' of early

    32. sh

    shut-

    push-

     

    3. ee

    feet

    'e'-double ee always says /e/

    34. th

    thin

    this   

    35. ay

    may

    'a'-2-letter ay

     

    36. ai

    fail

    'a'-- NOT use at the end of English words

    37. ow

    cow

    low

            

    38. ou

    out

    four

    you

    touch

    39. aw

    saw

    'aw'

    40. au

    sauce

    'au' that we

    do NOT use

    at the end

    of English words         

    41. ew

    grew

    few

    'oo'/u

    42. eu

    neutral

    feud

    do NOT use at the end of English word 

    43. oy

    toy

    'oy'

    44. oi

    noise

    'oi' that we do NOT use at the end of English words

    45. oo

    room

    look

     

    46. ch

    check

    echo

    chef  

    47. ng

    ring

    48. ea

    eat

    head

    break

    49. ar

    card  

    50. ck

    pack

    'k'--2-letter 'k'      

    54. ui

    fruit

    we do NOT use at the end of English words

    55. oa

    the 'o' of boat  

    56. ey

    they

    valley

     

    51. ed

    graded

    loved

    mixed

     

     

    52. or

    for     

     

    57. ei

    veil

    ceiling

    do NOT use at the end of English words

     

    58. eigh

    weigh

    4-letter 'a'         

     

    59. igh

    high

    3-letter 'i'

     

    60. ie

    field

    lie     

    61. kn

    know

    2-letter 'n' used only at the beginning of a base word

    62. gn

    gnaw

    reign

    2-letter 'n' used both at the beginning and end of a base word

    63. wr

    write

    2-letter 'r'

    64. ph

    phonogram

    2-letter 'f'

    65. dge

    badge

    3-letter 'j' used only after a single (short) vowel

    66. oe

    the 'o' of toe

    67. tch

    catch

    3-letter 'ch' used after a single (short) vowel

    68. ti

    nation

    tall-letter 'sh' used at the beginning of any syllable after the first one

    69. si

    session

    vision

    'sh'/'zh' used at the beginning of any syllable after the first one

    70. ci

    special

    short-letter 'sh' used at the beginning of any syllable after the first one

    71. ough

    'o  though

    /'oo' / through

    'uf'/ rough

    ''off'/ cough

    'aw'/ thought

    'ow  bough

     

     

                     

     
Last Modified on March 27, 2020