Diphthong Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples


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A _____ occurs when there are two vowel sounds in the same syllable of a word.

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1. Moving from one vowel sound to another when pronouncing a diphthong is a process called _____.

2. When a syllable has only one vowel sound, it's called a _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet are here to help you see what you know diphthongs. Examples of them and how they work are two of the topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • Finding diphthongs in a sentence
  • The name for a syllable that has only one vowel sound
  • Definition of a diphthong
  • The name for moving from one vowel sound to another when pronouncing a diphthong

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure that you know the most important information from the lesson on diphthongs
  • Remembering details - remember what you learned about the name for when a syllable has only one vowel sound
  • Learning practice - use what you learned to answer questions about examples of diphthongs

Additional Learning

Keep learning by using the lesson named Diphthong Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples. Other topics you can review include:

  • Why the English language can be complex
  • How to recognize a diphthong
  • Ways to form a diphthong
  • More practice at finding diphthongs