1 Answer | Add Yours
According to A.C. Gimson's book "Introduction to the Pronunciation of English," there are forty four individual sounds in the English language. They are
1. 12 vowels
2. 8 diphthongs
3. 24 consonants
However, other phoneticians may disagree and the number may vary anywhere between 43 and 50.
We’ve answered 334,265 questions. We can answer yours, too.Ask a question