||Similar to the first sound of eye [aI], but without the ending [I]. It is pronounced in the front of the mouth, while the [α:] in father [fα:ð] is pronounced in the back of the mouth. The [æ] in ash [æ] is not as wide as [a].
||Similar to the [i:] in eat [i:t].
||Similar to the [u:] in cool [ku:l], but  is a more relaxed sound than that. You don't have to round your lips tightly. It is quite different from the [U] in good [gUd].
||Similar to the first sound of the [eI] in day [deI], but without the ending [I]. The [ε] in end [εnd] is wider than [e].
||Similar to the first sound in owe [oU], but without the ending [U].