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Spelling list: ai words - set 1

Many words spell the long /a/ sound with the letters ai. These are just a few of them.

Learn about these words in unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?

aid The vet came to the dog's aid just in time.
aim Tom's aim is to score 10 goals this season.
paid I paid for the room by credit card.
fail You never fail to amaze me!
mail Do not read my private mail.
sail Don't sail a small boat in heavy seas.
tail Dad tripped over the dog's tail. *
snail The snail left a trail on the path.
claim Call this number to claim your prize.
main We don't want to live near the main road.
pain I have a slight pain in my neck.
chain There was a broken link in the chain.
plain Our dad prefers plain food to spicy.
stain His blood made a dark red stain on the carpet.
strain I have been under a lot of strain. *
wait Please wait while I make a call.
gait That horse has a very odd gait.
paint I love to draw and paint.
faint His voice was very faint.
waist My skirt is tight around my waist.

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