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Study the word list: qu and squ words

The /kw/ sound is usually spelled with the letters qu. In English spelling the letter q is almost always followed by u.

quick Do you have time for a quick chat?
quite It's quite a long way to walk.
quiet It was very quiet in the church.
quilt It was cold so he slept under a quilt.
query I sent my query by email.
question He was reluctant to answer my question.
squid A squid has eight arms.
square There is a fountain in the market square.
liquid The medicine comes in liquid or tablet form.
request I hope you won't refuse my request.
conquest We are studying the conquest of the Aztecs by the Spanish.
require The seller will require your payment by Friday.
equal The teacher asked her students to draw a triangle with three equal sides.
equator Latitude is how far North or South a place is from the Equator.
equipment A machine operator installed the equipment.
inquiry There will be an inquiry into the plane crash.
aquarium There were many exotic fish in the aquarium.
earthquake The earthquake made the ground shake.
inquisitive An inquisitive child asks many questions.

Learn more about these words in Unit 3. Spelling the consonant sounds, Part 2

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quick
quite
quiet
quilt
query
question
squid
square
liquid
request
conquest
require
equal
equator
equipment
inquiry
aquarium
earthquake
inquisitive

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