What words have long U sound?

What words have long U sound?

What words have long U sound?

Long ‘u’ Vowel Sound Words

Cube Tube Huge
Mule Tune Fuse
Excuse Confuse Refuse
Jute Route Acute
Pollute Evolute Tribute

What are words with a silent e?

Silent e before a suffix beginning with a vowel

  • debate, debatable.
  • desire, desirable.
  • dine, dining.
  • excite, excitable.
  • make, makable.
  • subdue, subduing.

What words start with long U?

The words are: amuse, cube, cute, fuse, huge, mule, tube, unicorn, uniform, use.

What is the sound of long U?

For example, the long U sound is pronounced like “yoo,” as would be the case in words like “lure” and “tube.” By contrast, the short U sound is pronounced more like “uh,” as in words like “cub” and “tub.” Long vowel words, then, are words that contain a long vowel sound.

Is the E in love silent?

They start to see words all around them, such as horse, love, and puddle, in which Silent E doesn’t make the preceding vowel long…and then they start to doubt what they are being taught. Some students are naturally intuitive when it comes to language patterns, and they can fill in the gaps and move on.

How is the Ü pronounced?

Pronouncing the umlaut Ü The way to pronounce the Ü umlaut is by making the sound “ee” and pursing your lips as if you were whistling, almost completely shut. Your tongue must stay in the same place as when you say the sound “ee” and you should only change the shape of your mouth as if we’re saying “oo”.

Why is OO a long u sound?

The short ‘oo’ and long ‘oo’ in American English I sometimes call the long ‘oo’ the “long ‘u’ without the ‘y’” because the vowel sound is the same as in “you” but without the ‘y’ (/j/ in the IPA) sound at the beginning.

Is Goose long OO or short OO?

Often, the OO sound is long, as in words like school, room, boot, moon, and goose. But occasionally, it has a shorter sound, as in book, took, look, cook, foot, and cookie.