|Homophones from this unit:
If you confuse these words the computer spellchecker will not spot your mistake - so it is especially important to learn them.
|our - belonging to us
hour - 60 minutes
|We'll eat at our house tonight.
I expected you back an hour ago.
|flour - made from wheat
flower - bloom
|Make batter from flour and milk.
Her garden is full of flowers.
|aloud - not quiet
allowed - permitted
|Read the words aloud.
Children are not allowed to see this film.
|bow - lower the head
bough - large branch
|They all bowed to the Queen.
The bough was laden with apples.
|foul - dreadful, dirty
fowl - birds
|I hate this foul weather.
Hens and ducks are domestic fowl.
|council - governing group
counsel - advice
|The council won't allow any more
I was given counselling after the accident.
This completes the work on the /ou/ sound. These few homophones are tested later in the course, together with those from Unit 17.