Spelling the sound /oo/: oo

Find the oo word in each sentence.
Say it aloud and decide what sound it has:
the long / / sound as in boot
or short / / sound as in book


Is the /oo/ sound long or short?


Select long or short sound

Velvet feels very smooth. long
short
He sat on a stool at the bar. long
short
He wore a woollen jacket. long
short
There are no rooms free at the hotel. long
short
The trees shook in the storm. long
short
I left school when I was seventeen. long
short
Mary stood waiting for the bus. long
short
Hang your coat on the hook. long
short
My tooth hurt when the dentist poked it. long
short
Only dive at the deep end of the pool. long
short
The bridegroom was late for the church. long
short
All the gangsters wore hoods. long
short


 


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Unit 13: Spelling the sound /oo/

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