Spelling list: Short /u/ spelled ou

In these words the short sound /u/ is spelled with the letters ou.

touch Do not touch the objects on display. add to list
young The room was full of young men. add to list
double Double click to open the document. add to list
trouble Please take the trouble to get things done well. add to list
couple Jack and Jill make a lovely couple. add to list
country China is the country with the most people. add to list
cousin My young cousin is coming to stay. add to list
courage I admire her courage. add to list
encourage You need to encourage people to work to their best. * add to list
flourish These plants will flourish in full sun. add to list
nourish Nourish the soil with compost. add to list
rough The path was rough and rocky. add to list
tough This meat is far too tough to eat. add to list
enough A dozen eggs will be enough. add to list

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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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