Understanding and recognizing vowel diphthongs can help you in your reading and writing. The more easily you can recognize a vowel diphthong pattern, the more easily you can read a word. Then more of your reading brain power can go to understanding a story. The same goes for writing. If you know how to create a word with a vowel diphthong sound, you can spend more of your writing brain power on creating a unique and meaningful story. Understanding vowel patterns can help you become a stronger reader and writer!