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Lesson 14

gh ght ough wa qua war wor al ine que

LEARNING WITH PHONICS - LESSON 14 VIDEO

MONA'S QUICK GUIDE

gh ght

This letter-pair is unreliable. I say: "after i the letters gh have Gone Home." In night there are 5 letters that make 3 sounds. the igh follows a consonant with the i being long. There are about 12 words like this and include:    sight    might    light    fright. 

After a vowel the three letters say long aweigh    straight. An exception is height


ough

After ou the ough has six different sounds: Cough    enough    plough    through    dough    thorough

There are 12+ common ough words, and quite a few place names ending in borough such as Scarborough. Loughborough is doubly bothersome (Luffburru.)


wa  qua  war  wor  wh

Wa hardly ever sounds as in wax. It sounds like wo: was    wasp    swan    watch    swallow    Washington    Warrington (two r’s.) 

War sounds like wor: warm    reward

Likewise qua sounds like quo: quality

Quar sounds like quor: quarter

The question words begin with wh: what    when    why    where    which    whom    whose


French sounds (-ine  que  -gue)

Our language is enriched by contributions from other languages – French, German, Latin, Greek, Arabic, Urdu!

From French -ine (as in pine) changes to the sound of –een: Pauline    magazine

que sounds like k: antique    cheque.

-gue sounds like g: catalogue    intrigue.

ADDITIONAL NOTES



GAMES AND WORKSHEETS

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gh ght

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wa/war qua/quar

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ine/ que/ gue