Spelling list: Short /u/ spelled o

In these words the short sound /u/ is spelled with the letter o. This often happens before v, n or th.

translate:
love This letter comes with all my love.
glove She has some new leather gloves.
some Would you like some fish and chips?
done At last I've done all my work.
come I'll come round to your house.
month I'm going on holiday next month.
honey Bees make honey.
money How much money do you need?
oven Cook the beef in a very hot oven.
wonder I wonder who will win the next game.
cover Cover it up until it heals.
govern He will govern in a firm but fair way.
shovel Use that shovel to clear the snow.
dozen A dozen eggs will be enough.
other Let's walk on the other side of the street.
brother Kate drew a sketch of her brother.
another Tell us another joke.
worry Don't worry about me, I'll be fine.
Monday I love going to back to work each Monday.
above A swallow was flying up above.

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Learn about these words in Unit 6. Short vowels e.g. e or ea? o or u?


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