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Consonants Composed of Two Phonemes: /ks/ and /kw/

Morgan Walton, a reading specialist at Stillwater Elementary in Stamford, Connecticut, shares the sounds that 'x' and 'q' make. They are the only two consonants in the alphabet that are composed of two phonemes.

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