Unit 16: Spelling the sound /oi/: oi, oy

    /oi/ as in oil Help spelling English words with the sound oi

Teaching point There are two ways of spelling the sound /oi/ : oi and oy

Spelling rules for oi and oy in words of one syllable:
Use oi in the middle of a word
Use oy at the end.

Some examples of oi and oy words:

Help spelling English words with the sound oi Help spelling English words with the sound oi
oi as in oil oy as in boy
boil
foil
soil
spoil
toil
coin
join
loin
groin
joint
point
quoit
void
hoist
joist
moist
choice
voice
noise
coy
joy
toy
cloy
ploy

boys
coyness
joyful

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