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Sounds of letter O
Here is the list of the sounds that the vowel o and combinations with o have in a stressed syllable.
Long /uː/ and short /ʊ/: a spoon for the cook
The combination oo makes a long or a short u sound. Of course, you can get these sounds with other combinations as well.
choose, food, spoon, proof, school, group, two
cook, book, shook, took, would, could, woman
Long sounds /ɔː/ and /ɜː/: a short word
The combination of or, ou, our often sounds like a long o. Note that if the word starts with wor-, or is pronounced as /ɜː/. However, it isn't always so.