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Silent t words

Watch out for the silent t in these words!

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When you 'say' each word, pronounce the t to help you remember it's there.

fasten
I fasten my coat before going outside.
hasten
Jim turned up the oven heat to hasten the cooking.
glisten
Frost can glisten in the sunlight.
listen
I like to listen to the radio in the car.
moisten
I moisten a cloth and clean the window.
apostle
Mark was an apostle of Christ.
thistle
Thistle flowers are beautiful.
whistle
The referee blew his whistle at the end of the game.
wrestle
We saw the policeman wrestle the burglar to the ground.
mortgage
We'll need a bigger mortgage to buy a bigger house.
Christmas
Christmas is a busy time of year.

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Learn about these words in Unit 22. Words with silent letters e.g. wrap, comb, sign, knight

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