The sounds of 'e'

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  • The first sound of 'e' is 'e' as in 'peg' 

The second sound of 'e ' is 'ee' as in 'these'.

Three letter words 

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Six letter words  a



 The letter 'e' has several different silent functions.

'e' Indicates 'a' is Long as in cake

'e' makes the 'c'  soft as in  'nice' With the word nice the silent 'e' achieves two things it enables the  'c' to sound 's' and the 'i' to sound  long.

'ue' sound and the 'ine' as short sounds.  Words like tongue, brusque, machine and opposite.

ore and are sounds e.g. adore, scare

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