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ea words - set 1

In words like beach, dream, and wheat, the long /e/ sound is spelt using the letters ea.

Notice how the long vowel sound in each example in this list falls in the middle of the word. Exceptions to this rule include: plea, flea, and sea.

The higher shelf is out of my reach.
They'll teach us to abseil at the rock-climbing club.
His manner conveyed a great deal of arrogance.
My arm took a long time to heal.
I often have ice cream for dessert.
What did you dream about last night?
We had to wade across the stream.
Many people have a fear of snakes.
The soldier was armed with a dagger and a spear.
If you cheat in a test you will be disqualified.
Bread is made from wheat.
We shared a splendid feast.
I walked at least ten kilometres today.
Please may I have a piece of cake?
Grease the baking tin with butter.
He needs a ventilator to help him breathe.
Switch off the lights when you leave the room.
The show made the children squeal with delight.
The mouse began to squeak.

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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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Other lists from Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?

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