The Letter E (The English Alphabet)
As with every Letter in The English Alphabet, The Letter E has two versions in the written form. These two versions are called: The Upper-Case and The Lower-Case.
The Upper-Case E looks like this:
The Lower-Case E looks like this:
As you learn The Common Tongue of The English language, you will see that The letter E can be pronounced many different ways. The two primary ways to pronounce The Letter E are called, the “Short” Pronunciation and the “Long” Pronunciation.
The Short E
The Long E
As you can see from the list above, whenever The Letter E is pronounced with the Long Pronunciation, it must be combined with another Vowel; either right next to each other, in the word or with another “e“ at the end of the word.
Long E Letter Combinations
- ee – Weed
- ie – Grief
- ea – Peace
- e_e – Pete
Next Lesson – The Letter F
Following Lesson – The Letter G
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