The word kite has a long I sound and a silent E.
a very long or short time
Long U (you or OO) : use, cube, acute, music, unicorn
Short U (uh) : cut, umbrella, dumb, lump, sun, up
Long U, silent E
The U has a long U (long OO) vowel sound, as in tune and rube.
The word tune has a long U.
The EA pair has a long E sound, as in tea, sea, seal, and seat.
No. The EA in peak has a long E sound, as in beak and leak.
The A has a short A sound, as in can and man.
No. The E is silent in plane, where the A has a long A sound, as in "plain."
No. The AI has a long A sound as in tale and mail.
No. The EA pair has a long E sound as in reach and teach. (Some EA words do have a short E sound, such as head.)
No. The EA pair has a long E sound as in clean and mean.
The AY has a long A vowel sound.
The U is a short U (uh) sound, as in cub and pup.
The E in neck has a short E sound, as in net and deck.
The word rod has a short O sound, as in rob and god. (The long O is in road.)
No. The word has a long OO sound.
The A has a short A sound, as in can and lamp.
short e, as bed,
No. The A in crab has a short A sound, as in cab and drab.
Stubborn is pronounced with a short U.
The A is a long A (ay) sound, and the E is silent, to rhyme with bake and cake.
When we have a nap, we take a short rest; it is not as long as sleeping, usually 15 minutes, but in some context it is sleeping, so we call it a 'nap'.