Read the words and mark the difference in pronunciation.
When “Y” is present at the end of a word with one syllable, it makes long “I” sound.
Examples: Fly, Dry, Sky
When “Y” comes at the end of a word with more than two syllables, it makes long “e” sound.
Examples: Baby, Puppy, Pony, Happy, Candy, Sorry, City, etc.
When “Y” is at the start or middle of a word, it makes a short “Y” sound.
Examples: Yes, Yellow, Yogurt, Young, Crayon etc.
Let us read the “Y” long and short sound words.
Once upon a time, there was a shy boy , who would cry every time he went to school. One day his mom took him to a place where he saw clear blue sky and a bird fly, . Then his mom took him to the city, bought him a candy , a puppy , and a pony ride . The boy said sorry and felt very happy .