Phonics | Pronunciation of vowels and diphthongs


Welcome to class!

Hello, wonderful learners! 🌟 Are you ready for another exciting English adventure? Today, we’re diving into the magical world of “Phonics” and exploring the sounds of vowels and diphthongs. Don’t worry, it’s going to be fun!

Phonics | Pronunciation of vowels and diphthongs

Let’s Begin:

Okay, imagine we’re sound explorers. 🕵️‍♀️ We’re going to learn how to say some special sounds that vowels and diphthongs make. Ready to embark on this sound journey? Let’s go!

Vowels: A, E, I, O, U:

Vowels: A, E, I, O, U

Vowels are like the stars of the sound show! They’re special sounds that make words sing. Let’s practice the sounds together:

“a” sounds like the word “apple.” Can you say it? “apple” 🍎

“e” sounds like “elephant.” Give it a try: “elephant” 🐘

“i” sounds like “igloo.” Let’s say it: “igloo” ❄️

“o” sounds like “octopus.” Your turn: “octopus” 🐙

“u” sounds like “umbrella.” Say it loud: “umbrella” ☔

Diphthongs: /) i/ and /ea/:

Diphthongs: /) i/ and /ea/:

Diphthongs are fancy sounds made by two vowels hanging out together. 

Let’s master two diphthongs:

/) i/ sounds like “boy.” Repeat after me: “boy” 👦

/ea/ sounds like “air.” Try it out: “air” 💨

Words and Sentences:

Words and Sentences

Now, let’s weave some word magic! Imagine you’re saying these words:

“The boy loves toys.” 🧸

“She has curly hair.” 💇‍♀️

“Let’s eat a big meal.” 🍽️


Imagine you’re a pilot on an airplane. Say, “fly high in the sky” using our /) i/ and /ea/ sounds. Awesome job, pilots!


Phonics is like a secret code to reading and speaking. Today, we cracked the code of vowels and diphthongs. You’re becoming sound experts!

Evaluation and Question:

Can you tell me a word that has the “o” sound, just like in “go”? Also, make a sentence using the word “elephant.”Can you do that? Excellent!

Alright, let’s give a round of applause to our phonics adventure today! 🎉 Keep practicing those magical sounds, and I’ll see you next time for more language fun! 📚🎈🌈

We have come to the end of today’s class. I hope you enjoyed the class!

In the next class, we shall be discussing Phonics | Production of vowels and diphthongs in words and in sentences.

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