Pronouncing the Alphabet

The alphabet is the set of 26 letters (from A to Z) that we use to represent English in writing:

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

But it is very important to understand that the letters of the alphabet do NOT always represent the same sounds of English.

This section is about pronunciation. And these pages are about pronunciation of the letters of the alphabet. In our Writing section you can see more about writing the letters of the alphabet.

On the following pages, we will look at:

The English word "alphabet" comes from the first two letters of the Greek alphabet: alpha, beta