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Linking Vowel to Vowel

When one word ends with a vowel sound and the next word begins with a vowel sound, we link the words with a sort of W or Y sound.

If our lips are round at the end of the first word, we insert a W sound:

oo
|
o
We write it like this: too often who is so I do all
We say it like this: tooWoften whoWis soWI doWall

If our lips are wide at the end of the first word, we insert a Y sound:

oo
|
--
We write it like this: Kay is I am the end she asked
We say it like this: KayYis IYam theYend sheYasked

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