These words use the letters ir to spell the sound /er/.
|fir||A fir tree is evergreen.|
|sir||He said 'Yes, Sir' as he saluted.|
|stir||Stir the cake mix well.|
|bird||The bird has a ruff of feathers round its neck.|
|third||Third place wins a bronze medal.|
|girl||Sue is a very slim girl.|
|swirl||I felt the water swirl around my legs.|
|dirt||Mary got some dirt on her new dress.|
|shirt||I need to sew a button on my shirt.|
|thirst||Water is best for quenching your thirst.|
|first||Sing the first verse.|
|skirt||I tore my skirt on a nail.|
|squirt||The chef added a squirt of cream to the top of the cake. *|
|squirm||The horror film made me squirm.|
|birthday||It’s Zak’s birthday next week.|
|circle||I have a wide circle of friends.|
|circus||I object to animals performing in a circus.|
|thirty||She is thirty years old on her birthday. *|
|thirteen||Fourteen is the number after thirteen. *|
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Learn about these words in unit 11
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