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Study the word list: Silent l words

In these words the letter l is silent but sometimes it affects the sound of the vowel.

calm The sea was calm.
palm The palm tree swayed in the wind.
half I practise my spelling for half an hour each day.
calf One of our cows recently had a calf.
chalk These cliffs are made of chalk.
talk Don't talk with your mouth full.
walk Let's walk home through the park.
folk Folk music is popular with these students.
salmon Salmon is a healthy food.
could We could hear the wolves howling.
would Would you like a strawberry milkshake?
should You should put a coat on before you go out.

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

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calm
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calm
palm
half
calf
chalk
talk
walk
folk
salmon
could
would
should

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Other lists from Unit 22. Words with silent letters e.g. wrap, comb, sign, knight

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Silent w words
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Silent t words
Silent n words
Silent h words This list contains British English spellings
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