Continuous letter sounds

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Continuous letter sounds are sounds that can be said for multiple seconds, such as /mmm/. Words beginning with continuous sounds are easier for students to sound out than words beginning with a stop sound.

Letters with continuous sounds are:

a (mat)

e (bet)

f (fit)

i (sit)

l (let)

m (mad)

n (nut)

o (top)

r (rat)

s (sit)

u (run)

v (vat)

w (wet)

y (yes)

z (zoo)