The letter 'a' has 4 different pronunciations!
- c a t
- a c or n (when the 'a' is at the beginning of an word it can often make a long vowel sound like 'ay;)
- f a s t (if you have a southern accent the 'a' is often pronounced as 'ar')
- w a s (in words that start with a w or squ the 'a' makes an 'o' sound)