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Study the word list: ke and ki words

To spell the hard /k/ sound before e and i most words use the letter k . This is because ce and ci make the soft sound /s/.

kept She kept the secret for a long time.
kettle We boiled the kettle for tea.
kennel They had to put their dog in a kennel while they were away.
key I have misplaced my door key again.
ketchup Ketchup is a must-have complement for French fries.
skeleton He dressed as a skeleton for Halloween.
sketch Kate drew a sketch of her brother.
kitten Our new kitten is black with white paws.
kitchen We prepare food in the kitchen.
kidnap We read about the kidnap in the newspaper.
kidney A kidney is an organ in your body.
kingfisher We spotted a kingfisher on the river bank.
skin The boy burnt his skin.
skirt I tore my skirt on a nail.
skid Take care not to skid on the ice.
skill The artist works with much skill.

Learn more about these words in Unit 2. Spelling the consonant sounds, Part 1

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kept
kettle
kennel
key
ketchup
skeleton
sketch
kitten
kitchen
kidnap
kidney
kingfisher
skin
skirt
skid
skill

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