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ou words -set 2

The sound /ou/ as in out, at the beginning or in the middle of a word, is often spelled with the letters ou. The only two cases where the ou sound is spelled with the letters ou at the end of the word are thou and miaou . This list looks at a few ou words.

couch
They sat on the couch together.
crouch
I had to crouch down to pick up the book.
pouch
A kangaroo keeps its baby in a pouch.
slouch
Don't slouch on the chair.
count
Can you count to ten?
mount
They set out to climb Mount Everest.
mouth
Don't talk with your mouth full.
south
The equator is half way between north and south poles.
house
Jim drew us a plan of his new house.
grouse
The grouse is a bird sometimes shot for food.
mouse
I control my computer with a mouse.
spouse
Your spouse is your husband or wife.
blouse
She wore a white blouse.
ounce
He added an ounce of sugar to the mixture.
bounce
He let the ball bounce away.
pounce
That cat is about to pounce on a bird.
trounce
I think my team will trounce yours in the final match.
lounge
The lounge had a beautiful rug.
scrounge
He has no money so will try to scrounge from his sister.

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Learn about these words in Unit 15. Spelling choices for /ou/ sound: ou, ow

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