In these words the short sound /u/ is spelled with the letters ou.
|touch||Do not touch the objects on display.|
|young||The room was full of young men.|
|double||Double click to open the document.|
|trouble||Please take the trouble to get things done well.|
|couple||Jack and Jill make a lovely couple.|
|country||China is the country with the most people.|
|cousin||My young cousin is coming to stay.|
|courage||I admire her courage.|
|encourage||You need to encourage people to work to their best. *|
|flourish||These plants will flourish in full sun.|
|nourish||Nourish the soil with compost.|
|rough||The path was rough and rocky.|
|tough||This meat is far too tough to eat.|
|enough||A dozen eggs will be enough.|
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Learn about these words in Unit 6. Short vowels e.g. e or ea? o or u?