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    Exclamation Different of Constant and vowel sound

    I don't have a clear idea about the different between consonant sound and a vowel sound. So I make mistakes when using Articles. Please help me to correct this.

    Sorry about the topic. It has to be consonant instead Constant. Sorry.

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    Re: Different of Constant and vowel sound

    One difference between consonants and vowels is that you can sing vowels.

    Vowels: a, e, i, o, u,

    Special note, in some words, the letter <u> has a vowel sound, for example,

    umbrella => an umbrella

    but in other words the letter <u> has a consonant sound, as in

    USA => a USA newspaper.

    <U> is pronounced yu, with a consonant.

    Note also that, some consonants have a vowel sound. The letter <m> for example:

    MBA => an MBA course

    The letter <M> is pronounced em, with a vowel.


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