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Study the word list: 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.

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They sat on the couch together.
I had to crouch down to pick up the book.
A kangaroo keeps its baby in a pouch.
Don't slouch on the chair.
Can you count to ten?
They set out to climb Mount Everest.
Don't talk with your mouth full.
The equator is half way between north and south poles.
Jim drew us a plan of his new house.
The grouse is a bird sometimes shot for food.
I control my computer with a mouse.
Your spouse is your husband or wife.
She wore a white blouse.
One ounce is the same as 28.35 grams.
Don't bounce that ball near the window!
That cat is about to pounce on a bird.
I think my team will trounce yours in the final match.
On Jane's day off she likes to lounge around doing nothing.
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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