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Pronunciation ClarityPlay
Vowels help in clarifying words; without them, speech would be difficult to understand. SlideIn the word 'hat', the vowel 'a' clarifies the sound.
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Vowel VariationsPlay
The same vowel can sound different in various words, known as short and long sounds. Slide'A' in 'apple' versus 'A' in 'ace'.
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Stress ImportancePlay
Vowels often determine the stressed syllable which affects the pronunciation of words. SlideThe difference in pronunciation between 'REcord' (noun) and 'reCORD' (verb).