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There are only 26 letters in the English alphabet,
according to Wikipedia, English has about 44 sounds/phonemes
I count about 33-34
26 letters but over 34 sounds/phonemes.
English has a lot of sounds that are not represented by letters.
The most common sound in the English language is The schwa sound and it is not represented by a letter.
The IPA symbol that represents the schwa sound is this one /ə/
In English, the schwa sound is weak and not emphasized so don’t overdo it.
The schwa sound /ə/ is most commonly replaced with /a/
This substitution usually works but you will sound much more native-like if you master the schwa sound /ə/
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