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How many vowels are there in British English?

Yes, there are 5 vowels in the English alphabet (6 if you include Y), but English is not a phonetic language and there are many more vowel sounds! In fact, there are 20 vowel sounds in standard British English (Received Pronunciation).

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In respect to this, how many English vowels are there?

five vowels

Similarly, how many sounds are there in British English? 44

Herein, what are the 12 vowel sounds in English?

You need to understand the basic conceptual separation of letters and sounds in English. The letter vowels are: a, e, i, o, and u. Many languages have pure vowels, when the tongue and lips are relatively stationary while these vowels are being pronounced.

What are the 20 vowels sound?

These letters are vowels in English: A, E, I, O, U, and sometimes Y.

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