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Study the word list: ey and ei words

A few words use ey or ei to spell the long /a/ sound

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grey British English spelling
My hair is beginning to go grey.
prey
The cat approached its prey very softly.
they
They say it's a wonderful place to visit.
obey
He promised to obey the Scout laws.
convey
Please convey my thanks to your boss.
survey
Would you like to take part in a quick survey?
reins
Hold the reins lightly.
reign
The country prospered under the King's reign.
neigh
I heard the horse neigh from the stable.
weigh
Mother weighed out a kilo of flour.
sleigh
The kids enjoyed the sleigh ride.
eight
I get to work at eight o'clock.
freight
The freight was loaded onto the ship.
weight
To win the cake you must guess its weight.
neighbour British English spelling
Their new neighbour was very kind.
vein
A vein carries blood to the heart.

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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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