Spelling list: ai words - set 1

One way of spelling a long /ā/ sound is with the letters ai. Why not practice spelling the long a sound by working through this list of ai words?

aid The vet came to the dog's aid just in time. add to list
aim Tom's aim is to score 10 goals this season. add to list
paid I paid for the room by credit card. add to list
fail You never fail to amaze me! add to list
mail Do not read my private mail. add to list
sail Don't sail a small boat in heavy seas. add to list
tail Dad tripped over the dog's tail. * add to list
snail The snail left a trail on the path. add to list
claim Call this number to claim your prize. add to list
main We don't want to live near the main road. add to list
pain I have a slight pain in my neck. add to list
chain There was a broken link in the chain. add to list
plain Our dad prefers plain food to spicy. add to list
stain His blood made a dark red stain on the carpet. add to list
strain I have been under a lot of strain. * add to list
wait Please wait while I make a call. add to list
gait That horse has a very odd gait. add to list
paint I love to draw and paint. add to list
faint His voice was very faint. add to list
waist My skirt is tight around my waist. add to list

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* This sentence was added by a Spellzone user.

Learn about these words in Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?

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