How do you pronounce Qu in phonics?
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What sound does Qu make?
In English writing, the letter ‘q’ is always followed by the letter ‘u’. In the first instance, teach the grapheme ‘qu’ as if it was one sound unit of /kw/ when really it is two sounds of /k/+/w/. Treating ‘qu’ as /kw/ is helpful for both early reading and spelling purposes.
Is PH a phoneme?
The alphabet letter combination ph makes 2 sounds. The phonic alphabet symbol, representing the sound, appears in the top right hand corner. Click the phoneme button in the blue box to find the other alphabet combinations that make the same sound (phoneme).
How do you know how many phonemes are in a word?
Let’s examine the word stretch. If you elongate the beginning of the word, you should find three separate phonemes, /s/, /t/, and /r/. If you can recognize digraphs and clusters, you’ll be able to count phonemes successfully.