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wh - the question words

Many words asking questions use wh to spell the sound/w/. Please note: in the who words the sound is just /h/.

what
What time is it?
when
When are you going to the shop?
where
Where have I put my keys?
which
Which cake would you like for dessert?
why
Why are you crying?
who
Who would like to go first?
whom
To whom is the letter addressed?
whose
Whose book is this?
whether
I can't decide whether I should go into town or not.

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Learn about these words in Unit 4. Spelling the consonant digraphs, Part 1

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