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G...L...O...S...S...A...R...Y
AND EXPLANATION OF TERMS

MEMORIZE THE MATERIAL GIVEN BELOW

Digraphs are TWO or more consonants that come together to form ONE unique sound of its own.

SAMPLES: sh, ch, tch, th, ck, wh, gh, gn, kn, ph,

Blends are TWO or more consonants that come together to make a harmonious sound that is so compatible to the pleasure of a listening ear that it sounds as if one part easily flows into the other.

SAMPLES: br, cr, dr, fr, gr, tr, str, sn, sp, st, sw, sm, tw, bl, cl, fl, gl, pl

Vowel Combinations are vowels that pair up, side by side, making the LONG sound of the first vowel. The second vowel remains silent.

SAMPLES: ee, ea, ai, ay, oa


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