What are the Short Vowel Sounds in English?

Although there are 7 short vowel sounds in English. Students and children are often taught the 5 most common, which are [a] as in an, [e] as in hen, [i] as in it, [o] as in pop, and [u] as in sun. The two less common short vowel sounds in English, are [oo] as in book, and the schwa [uh] as in data.