Alphabet ~ English Language

alphabetThe alphabet is a phonetic and written representation of the letters that make up a language, together form words to express what we want, hence it is vital to keep communications.

English language alphabet is made up of 26 letters, the letters are divided into 21 consonants and 5 vowels.

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Alphabet for children image

The following is an image of uppercase letters that make up the English alphabet. Because of its colors it is ideal as an alphabet for children.

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Below is a table with each of the letters that make up the English language alphabet in upper and lower case, as well as its pronunciation.

Alphabet

Uppercase

Lowercase

Pronunciation

Letter A a  (a)
Letter B b  (bee)
Letter C c  (cee)
Letter D d  (dee)
Letter E e  (e)
Letter F f  (ef)
Letter G g (gee)
Letter H h  (h)aicht
Letter I i  (i)
Letter J j  (jey)
Letter K k  (kay)
Letter L l  (el)
Letter M m  (em)
Letter N n  (en)
Letter O o  (o)
Letter P p  (pee)
Letter Q q  (cue)
Letter R r  (ar)
Letter S s  (ess)
Letter T t  (tee)
Letter U u  (u)
Letter V v  (vee)
Letter W w  (doble-u)
Letter X x  (ex)
Letter Y y  wy(e)
Letter Z z  (zed / zee)

Uppercase

It is written with initial capital letter all own name, the first letter of any written text, paragraph and the letter which follows a (.) point.

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Lowecase

Lowercase letters are those that have a smaller capitalization size and used as a simple way to quickly write a text, unlike capital letters do not emphasize the beginning of a paragraph or signaling a name own as is the case in the case.

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Consonants

The alphabet is divided into two parts according to the sound that is given to any letters, are vowels have the same sound and are consonant whose sound includes one or more vowels so they can be pronounced.

Vowels

vowelsVowels are the letters that sound like themselves without the need to include other vowel sounds such as consonants, for this reason, in the words form the core of syllables, facilitating pronunciation.

 Vowels

Lowercase

Uppercase

Examples

Pronunciation

Vowel a A Apple (a)
Vowel e E Elephant (e)
Vowel i I Igloo (i)
Vowel o O Orange (o)
Vowel u U Umbrella (u)

Digraphs

In addition to the individual letters containing the English alphabet, digraphs, which are used; a set of two letters representing one sound composed of two letters of the alphabet.