How to Pronounce Sounds of the Alphabet

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When a child knows the proper sounds of the alphabet letters, he or she can use those sounds to sound out or decode a word. This skill is essential for successful phonics instruction later on. The more accurately the sounds are taught to children, the easier it will be for them to learn to read and spell. Study the video on this page to learn the correct pronunciations of the letter sounds. You might be surprised at how many sounds some letters make!