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44 Sounds in the English Language

There are 44 sounds/phonemes in the English language.
These are divided into three types.They are
1.Vowels: These are the sounds which are pronounced without any obstruction.These are 12 in number.
2.Consonants: These are the sounds pronounced with some kind of obstruction.They are 24 in number.
3.Diphthongs: Combination of 2 different vowel sounds gives a diphthong.These are 8 in number.

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