a. Some English words have more letters in their spelling than they have sounds in their pronunciation, but none have more sounds than they have letters.
b. If an English word has 3 vowels sounds, it must also contain at least 3 consonant sounds in its pronunciation.
c. A vowel letter (< a e i o u >) may represent different sounds in a given word, but a consonant letter always represents the same sound if it appears twice in a given word.
d. Pronouncing hoop requires more tongue movement than does pronouncing too.
e. Some words contain fewer phonemes than allophones in their normal pronunciation.
f. If a word contains 5 morphemes, at least one of those morphemes will be a prefix.
g. Derivational morphemes change the part of speech of the word they attach to.
h. When the string of words “those crazy kids” appears in a sentence, it functions as a noun phrase.