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Study the word list: Silent t words

In these words with the letters st the letter t is silent. A few other words also have a silent t.

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fasten
Fasten your shoe lace before you trip over.
hasten
Jim turned up the oven heat to hasten the cooking.
glisten
Frost can glisten in the sunlight.
listen
Make sure you listen out for my call.
moisten
Moisten the cloth then clean the keyboard.
apostle
Mark was an apostle of Christ.
thistle
Thistle plants were growing among the corn.
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 celebrated on the 25th of December.

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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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