Unit 10: Spelling the sound /ar/: ar, al or just a ?

Teaching point If you can hear the sound /ar/ in a word the spelling is nearly always ar. Say the words aloud and listen to the vowel sound:

English words with sound ar English words with sound ar
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Read the words below. If you are unsure of them, print this page and learn them by using 'Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check'.

1 syllable words 2 syllable words
far
jar
scar
star
hard
yard
bark
dark
harm
charm
harp
sharp
part
start
carve
starve
arch
march
large
barge
army
artist
barber
carpet
carton
darken
farmer
garden
garlic
harvest
market
partner
party
scarlet
target
varnish

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