# 4.13.1.1: Minimal Pairs- Long and Short Vowels

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Minimal Pairs:  Long and Short Vowels

bait     bat                               reap     rep                           file       fill

rate     rat                               seat      set                           site      sit

mate   mat                              feel       fell                           bile      bill

tape    tap                               Pete      pet                          pile      pill

boat     bot                              rube      rub                          feel      fill

road     rod                              tube      tub                          heed    hid

coat     cot                              cute       cut                          peel     pill

cone    con                              duel       dull                         he’s     his

tote     tot                               huge      hug                         reap    rip

mate   met                              deed      did                          pup     pop

sail     sell                               read       rid                           rut      rot

wait    wet                              we’ll       will                          cup     cop

paper  pepper                        seal         sill                           jug      jog

gate    get                             cheap      chip                         dug     dog

get     gut                               bet         bit                           Dan     Don

pen    pun                              set          sit                           ran      Ron

beg    bug                              sell          sill                          band    bond

peg    pug                              fell          fill                           Jan      John

rent    runt                             tell          till                           sad      sod

4.13.1.1: Minimal Pairs- Long and Short Vowels is shared under a CC BY-NC 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Don Bissonnette.