Unit 15-17H -
Homophones for Unit 15, the ou sound and
Unit 17, ough and augh words

Spelling homophones with /ou/ sound ough augh wordsSpelling homophones...
...the words the computer spellchecker will not spot

This unit tests you on homophones:
1) with the sound /ou/ (To review, go back to Unit 15 page 8)
2) with ough and augh spellings (To review, go back to Unit 17 page 8)

Test 1. Which of the bold words is correct?

Choose the correct word

Type the word here

Please read the words allowed/aloud.
I like a garden with many flowers/flours
The council/counsel voted to close the school.
They boughed/bowed their heads to pray.
The bus journey takes one hour/our.
A duck is a kind of water fowl/foul.
The fort/fought was attacked by the rebels.
He is in caught/court on a charge of theft.
The choir boy wore a ruff/rough around his neck.
Pull the string until it is taught/taut.
Please sort/sought out your dirty laundry.
This is the first draught/draft of a new novel.


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Unit 15-17H Homophones: the ou sound and ough and augh words
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