THE ENGLISH ALPHABET

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Question English Answer English
A
apple; ant
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a; ay
Alpha
B
bee, bus
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bee
Bravo
C
car, cat
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cee
Charlie
D
dog, dinosaur
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dee
Delta
E
elephant
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ee
Echo
F
fox, fireman
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eff
Foxtrot
G
goose, ghost, guitar, giraffe, grapes, gifts, glass, glasses, gloves, grasshopper
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gee/jee
Golf
H
helicopter, hippopotamus
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aitch/haitch
Hotel
I
icecream
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i
India
J
Jeep
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jay
Juliet
K
king, key, koala, kettle, kanguru, kite, knife, knot
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kay
Kilo
L
leaves, lamb, lemon
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el/ell
Lima
M
milk, monkey
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em
Mike
N
nine, nurse, nail, note
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en
November
O
owl, orange, octopus
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o
Oscar
P
penguin, pie, pizza, pear
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pee
Papa
Q
queen, quarterback, quack quack
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cue
Quebec
R
rainbow, rattle, rose, rocket
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ar
Romeo
S
sock, stool, skate, sun, snake
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ess
Sierra
T
truck, tiger, train, top, telephone, tooth, tree, today, tire, toast, talk
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tee
Tango
U
umbrella, unicorn, up
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u
Uniform
V
vase, vulture, vegetables, van
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vee
Victor
W
watermelon, whale, web
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double-U
Whisky
X
box, six, fox
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ex
X-Ray
Y
yellow
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wy
Yankee
Z
zebra, zero, zigzag, zipper, zero
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zee/zed
Zulu
I am a cauliflower and I can spell it:
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cee-a-u-el-i-ef-el-o-double-u-e-ar
SUBJECT PRONOUNS
Subject pronouns indicate the person or object we are talking about.
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I, You, He, She, It, We, You, They.
PERSON: singular (1st, 2nd, 3rd male, 3rd female, 3rd neutral) plural (1st, 2nd, 3rd)
TO BE
I am small. I am in New York.
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the verb "to be" means to exist
I
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I am innocent.
You
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You are guilty.
He
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He is guilty. He is the guilty one.
We
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We are innocent.
You
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You are the guilty ones!
They
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They are idiots.
Peek-a-boo. Here I am.
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Now I am not.
esconde-esconde; cu cu
To Be in the Present Simple
The SIMPLE PRESENT FORM of TO BE
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I am, You are, He is, She is, It is, We are, You are, They are.
I'm, You're, He's, She's, It's, We're, You're, They're
to make QUESTIONS, invert the subject and the verb.
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Am I? Are you? Is he? Is she? Is it? Are we? Are you? Are they?
To make NEGATIVES, insert NOT after the verb "to be".
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I am not, You are not, He is not, She is not, It is not, We are not, You are not, They are not.
I'm not, You aren't, He isn't, She isn't. It isn't, We aren't, You aren't, They aren't.
Place prepositions
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Among, on, over, in front of, in, under, behind, next to, between.
Where is it?
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The lamp is next to the chaise lounge. The cat is under the chaise lounge. The pants are in front of the cat. The picture is behind the chaise lounge.
Where are these people from?
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I'm from Russia. I'm from China. I'm from Japan.
QUESTION words
Who is she? How much does he earn? How old is he? Where is he from?
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are used to ask for information and require more than a "yes" or "no" answer.
What's his name? What's he like? What's his address? What's his phone number? What does he do? What is he into?
WHAT
What's his name?
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asking for information about something
WHEN
When is he coming?
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asking for time
WHERE
Where is he from?
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asking for place
WHO
Who is he?
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asking for person
WHY
Why do you like him?
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asking for reason
HOW
How is he in bed?
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asking for manner
WHICH
Which one do you like?
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asking for choice
WHOSE
Whose bag is this?
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asking for possession
WHOM
Whom are you going to date?
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asking for which person
HOW MUCH/HOW MANY
How much does he earn?
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asking for quantity
HOW COME
How come he doesn't call me?
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asking for reason (informal expression for "why?")
If the question word is the object of the preposition,
Where is he from? or What did he come for?
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put the preposition at the end.
Where is he from? or What did he come for?
They will give you a terrible beating at school tomorrow. I wish you the best.
SUBJECT + VERB + INDIRECT OBJECT + DIRECT OBJECT + PLACE + TIME
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WORD ORDER IN positive SENTENCES
Why did you send him anonymous letters to his office every day? Where were you the night of the murder?
QUESTION WORD + AUXILIARY VERB + SUBJECT + VERB + INDIRECT OBJECT + DIRECT OBJECT + PLACE+ TIME
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WORD ORDER IN questions
In questions, the auxiliary verb (or the main verb "to be") goes before the subject and interrogatives go at the beginning of the sentence.
She didn't tell him the truth at the pub yesterday. He won't trust her anymore.
SUBJECT + VERB + INDIRECT OBJECT + DIRECT OBJECT + PLACE + TIME
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WORD ORDER IN negative sentences
same as positive sentences, but negative sentences need an auxiliary verb and "not" (except for the verb "to be")
words
frame, heel, high-heeled, shoes, bra, underpants
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sock, belt, sweater, skirt, shoelaces
place prepositions: among
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used when you are mentioning one or two people or things from a larger group
place prepositions: on
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touching something or being supported by something
place prepositions: over
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above or higher than something OPP under
place prepositions: in front of
The pants are in front of the cat.
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facing something OPP behind
place prepositions: in
Mr. Sweat is in Mrs. Sweat.
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used to say the place or container where someone or something is
place prepositions: under
The cat is under the chaise lounge.
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below or at a lower level than something, or covered by something OPP over
place prepositions: behind
The picture is behind the chaise lounge.
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at the back of something
place prepositions: next to
The lamp is next to the chaise lounge.
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beside someone or something
place prepositions: between
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used to say that a place is in the middle with other places at a distance from it

The English Alphabet

The English alphabet is a Latin alphabet originated around the 7th century. If you were wondering how many letters are in the alphabet, you have to know that the English alphabet consists of 26 letters. The alphabet is extremely important, the alphabet list being one of the basic things a person should learn to become literate. In order to be able to recognize and write the alphabet letters, our user prepared a lesson dedicated to English alphabet spelling. The flashcards will help you learn the English alphabet spelling and the pronunciation of the alphabet letters. The English alphabet spelling lesson is very important because each person should learn the letters of the alphabet list in order to understand how to read and how is the text associated with spoken language. Learn the English alphabet spelling in no time with this flashcard lesson! Repeat the flashcards of the English alphabet spelling lesson and master them. Our special Spaced Repetition System will remind you which English alphabet spelling flashcards you need to repeat in order to learn the English alphabet spelling perfectly.

Alphabet letters

Here are some examples of the flashcards you will learn with this English alphabet lesson:
  • 1. A (ay) - apple, ant
  • 2. B (bee) - bee, bus
  • 3. C (cee) - car, cat
  • 4. D (dee) - dog, dinosaur
  • 5. E (ee) - elephant
  • 3. F (eff) - fox, fireman
  • 4. G (gee/jee) - goose, ghost, guitar
  • 5. H (aitch/haitch) - helicopter, hippopotamus

Basic English

This lesson will teach you more than just the English alphabet spelling. After you will learn the English alphabet spelling, you can continue going through the flashcards to learn how to form the present tense in English. This will help you express your actions or the actions of other people that happen at the present. Also, learning the present simple will help you form your first English sentences. Learning the English alphabet spelling will also help you learn and understand what are pronouns. Flashcards with the English pronouns are also included in this basic English lesson. The English alphabet spelling flashcard will help you learn the question words to form English questions. This lesson will also teach you the negatives in English and the English word order. You will also find flashcards that will explain to you what is a preposition, what types of prepositions are there in English and will teach you a preposition list. Learn the most basic and important things about English with this flashcard lesson!

More English lessons

Learning the English alphabet, how to form English questions and present simple, as well as many other important things this lesson will teach you is great, but there are many more English lessons our users prepared for you to continue developing your English language skills. Take a look at the lesson 2 Simple Present, lesson 3 Vocabulary, Punctuation and Numbers lessons to continue learning English with flashcards!

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