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Long /oo/ spelled u-e

One way of spelling the long /u/ sound is by adding the letter e to the end of the word. You can practise spelling the long u (oo) sound by working through this list of u-e words.

rude
Is it rude to stare?
luke
My young nephew is called Luke.
fluke
The basketball team won by a fluke.
rule
They lived under the rule of a tyrant.
june
We have our school trip in June.
prune
A dried plum is called a prune.
brute
The bully of the class was a brute.
flute
Play me a tune on your flute.
elude
The fox ran fast to elude the hunters.
salute
Do we have to salute our superiors?
exclude
We should be careful not to exclude anyone.
include
The road was widened to include a cycle path.
absolute
I have absolute proof that he did it.
parachute
The skydiver released her parachute.

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Learn about these words in Unit 13. Spelling choices for /oo/ sound: oo, ou

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Other lists from Unit 13. Spelling choices for /oo/ sound: oo, ou

The long /oo/ sound
The short /oo/ sound
Long /oo/ spelled oo
Long /oo/ spelled ou
Long /oo/ spelled ui
Long /oo/ spelled ew This list contains British English spellings
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