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Study the word list: ai words - set 1

One way of spelling a long /ā/ sound is with the letters ai. Why not practise spelling the long a sound by working through this list of ai words?

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aid
The vet came to the dog's aid just in time.
aim
Tom's aim is to score 10 goals this season.
paid
I paid for the room by credit card.
fail
You never fail to amaze me!
mail
Do not read my private mail.
sail
Don't sail a small boat in heavy seas.
tail
Dad tripped over the dog's tail. *
snail
The snail left a trail on the path.
claim
Call this number to claim your prize.
main
We don't want to live near the main road.
pain
I have a slight pain in my neck.
chain
There was a broken link in the chain.
plain
Our dad prefers plain food to spicy.
stain
His blood made a dark red stain on the carpet.
strain
I have been under a lot of strain. *
wait
Please wait while I make a call.
gait
That horse has a very odd gait.
paint
I love to draw and paint.
faint
His voice was very faint.
waist
My skirt is tight around my waist.

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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?

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