It is likely that there are many people who learned the English alphabet at a very young age, and it has a fascinating history. When you start learning the English alphabet, it is natural to take it for granted and have little interest in learning more about its history, meaning or even its origins.
There are some great ways to memorize the English alphabet so your kid can speed up writing in English.
The alphabet songs can help your kid memorize the pronunciation of each letter in a fun way. Listening to English nursery rhymes or watching cartoons will help your kids learn the English alphabet for fun and understand simple words clearly.
If you understand how the alphabet is written and how each letter pronounces, you will be a better communicator overall. Depending on how it is made, the sound of each letter in English can be divided into two main groups: consonants and vowels. The vowel letters are considered consonant letters when they are quiet, represented by the letters A and E, while the vowel is represented in words such as onion and quail.
"A" is considered the unique letter of the alphabet, and it is the only letter in the English alphabet with a single beginning.
Here are some unusual facts about
# 1. “I am” and “I do” are the shortest sentences in English.
# 2. The two most common words are “I” and “you”.
# 3. The least used letter in English is Z and Q.
# 4. The English word "alphabet" comes from the name of the first two letters of the Greek alphabet "alpha" and "beta".
# 5. There are 16 vowel sounds and only 5 vowels.
# 6. Only one country starts with O. Do you know?
# 7. The letter W is the only letter in the alphabet that has 3 syllables (all others have 1).
# 8. G is a silent letter in sign but sounded in a signal.
# 9. The most difficult tongue twister in English is "The sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick".
# 10. V is the only letter that is never silent.
# 11. One out of each 510 letters is a Q, making it the most un-regular letter in the English letter set.
# 12. The dot over letters i or j is named title/superscript.
# 13. The only letter not to appear in any US State name is Q.
# 14. All 26 letters in a sentence: “Pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs”.
# 15. More than 40 distinct sounds can be made from 26 letters of the English alphabet.
# 16. The most widely recognized word in English is "THE".
# 17. “Almost” is the longest word in the English language with all letters in alphabetical order.
# 18. “Queueing” is the sole word having five consecutive vowels.
# 19. The term T-shirt got its name for the T shape of the body and sleeves.
# 20. The longest English word that doesn't use the letter E is "floccinaucinihilipilification".
# 21. You can't call M without touching your lips. Feel free to attempt it!
# 22. The most common letters in English are R, S, T, L, N, E.
# 23. The longest word in English, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is “pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis” (lung disease)
# 24. In English, there is a word with the same vowel, which is repeated 5 times - "indivisibility"
# 25. Do you know “Pronunciation” word is the most mispronounced word?
# 26. “Uncopyrightable” is the longest word that has no repeatable letters.
# 27. The word “set” has more definitions than any other word in the English language.
# 28. No word in English rhymes with the words "month", "orange", "silver" and "purple"
# 29. The most functional word in the English language is "shit".
# 30. The word bride "bride" comes from the ancient Proto-Germanic verb meaning "to prepare food".
# 31. There are more English speaking people in Nigeria than in the UK.
# 32. There are 24 unique local languages of English in America.
# 33. If we remove the last 4 letters of the word "queue", the pronunciation will remain the same.
# 34. The word mortgage "mortgage" comes from the French noun meaning "contract for life."
# 35. About every 2 hours, one new word is added to the English language, and approximately 4,000 new words are added to the English dictionary each year.