The Letter E (The English Alphabet)
The letter E is the fifth letter in the English Alphabet. It is also the second Vowel in 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:
.PronunciationAs 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 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