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long a
[ā]

Vacation came on a rainy day; eight reindeer would not obey.
{a, a-e, ai, ay, eigh, ei, ey}

long e
[ē]

He needs meat and candy; these I believe he'll receive with money.
{e, ee, ea, y, e-e, ie, ei, ey}

long i
[ī]

I like to be high in the sky when I eat my pie in style.
{i, i-e, igh, y, ie, y-e}

long o
[ō]

Go home on a boat to show your shoulder and toe.
{o, o-e, oa, ow, ou, oe}

long u
[ū]

The musician refused to argue his nephew's feud.
{u, u-e, ue, ew, eu}

[oo] as in pool

Cool stew for the students; prune soup and blue fruit for the neurologist.
{oo, ew, u, u-e, ou, ue, ui, eu}

[er] as in soccer

Her first nurse worked for a doctor to make dollars early.
{er, ir, ur, or, ar, ear}

[ĕ]

Red head.
{e, ea}

[ĭ]

It's a mystery!
{i, y}

[ŭ]

Up and away above the country.
{u, a, o, ou}

[oo] as in wood

Good push!
{oo, u}

[ou]

Out of the shower!
{ou, ow}

[aw]

In August I saw her lost daughter, I thought.
{au, aw, o, augh, ough}

[oi]

Oil Boy
{oi, oy}

[ch]

My chin itches.
{ch, tch}

[d]

Dad played.
{d, ed}

[f]

Funny phone laugh.
{f, ph, gh}

[g]

Great ghostly morgue.
{g, gh, gue}

[j]

Jump gently toward the edge.
{j, g, dge}

[k]

Cats, kittens and ducks echo uniquely.
{c, k, ck, ch, que}

[m]

The monkey climbed a column.
{m, mb, mn}

[n]

Nobody knows a gnome.
{n, kn, gn}

[r]

Rachel wrote a rhyme.
{r, wr, rh}

[s]

A sunny city scene.
{s, c, sc}

[sh]

Washing machine
{sh, ch}

[tion]

Nation tension
{tion, sion}

[t]

Ted talked
{t, ed}

[z]

Zebra nose
{z, s}

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