The spoken alphabet has a lotta' sounds that are much the same. For example, when you say E, or C, or B, or D, or T... (get the picture?). These letters have the same type of sound (...I know I missed G and P and V!).
Anyway, it's a lot better to give a word that replaces the letter and can't be confused.
It's important to learn these words...they're used in SEMAPHORE, radio communications...in fact anytime we want to be really sure that there are no mistakes
So here they are...be sure to practice and memorize them!
(A) Try answering these questions in phonetic alphabet!
(B) Next: How many times can you go through the Phonetic Alphabet in ONE minute? Time yourself and see if you can beat your friends!
(C) Do you know the song that starts "A B C D, E F G...H I J K...LMNOP..." and ends "now I've said my ABC's..."? Here's a real challenge...try to sing the song in phonetic alphabet. End the song with "Now I've said my ABC's...I hope the Navy League is pleased!!" Can you do it?
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