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    I was taught in grammer school that the vowels are; a e i o u and sometimes y and w. Is W considered a vowel sometimes? Can you give me an example, please?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2007

    Re: vowels

    When w follows o, and the o says it's name, the w is acting like a vowel (follows double vowel rule)

    In these words: cow, town, brown, etc., w is a consonant.

    In these words: tow, low, bowl, etc., w is a vowel. Notice the o is long and the w is silent.

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