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Spelling list: ey and ei words

A few words use ey or ei to spell the long /a/ sound

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?

Log in for sound grey British English spelling My hair is beginning to go grey.
Log in for sound prey The cat approached its prey very softly.
Log in for sound they They say it's a wonderful place to visit.
Log in for sound obey He promised to obey the Scout laws.
Log in for sound convey Please convey my thanks to your boss.
Log in for sound survey Would you like to take part in a quick survey?
Log in for sound reins Hold the reins lightly.
Log in for sound reign The country prospered under the King's reign.
Log in for sound neigh I heard the horse neigh from the stable.
Log in for sound weigh Mother weighed out a kilo of flour.
Log in for sound sleigh The kids enjoyed the sleigh ride.
Log in for sound eight I get to work at eight o'clock.
Log in for sound freight The freight was loaded onto the ship.
Log in for sound weight To win the cake you must guess its weight.
Log in for sound neighbour British English spelling Their new neighbour was very kind.
Log in for sound vein A vein carries blood to the heart.

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