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How to teach my child the difference between “got” and “go” using phonics?

This is one of two questions regarding teaching my child to read using phonics. The other question is: How to teach a child using phonics in a different accent? I am a parent of a four year old boy ...
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How to teach a child using phonics in a different accent?

This is one of two questions regarding teaching my child to read using phonics. The other related question is: How to teach the difference between "go" and "got" using phonics? I am a parent of a ...
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Pronunciation and transcription of the vowel in “fear”, “dear”, “near” etc

I wonder, words like fear, dear, near and so on have long e in pronunciation, and it should be transcribed as /i:/, but I've found it transcribed as short /ɪ/. Why is that?