Use ee in the middle and sometimes on the end of a word to spell a long /e/ sound. This list looks at the long e sound in longer words.
|between||Come and sit between us.|
|thirteen||Fourteen is the number after thirteen. *|
|fourteen||Two sevens are fourteen.|
|eighteen||Two nines are eighteen.|
|engineer||A person who works with machines is an engineer.|
|volunteer||Who will volunteer to help me?|
|pioneer||The first American settlers had pioneer spirit.|
|refugee||The lives of refugees can be hard.|
|agree||Do you agree it's time to go home?|
|coffee||Do you like cream in your coffee?|
|degree||It's ten degrees cooler today.|
|committee||The committee meet today.|
|absentee||Karen was the only absentee from school yesterday.|
|referee||The referee blew his whistle at the end of the game.|
|chimpanzee||A chimpanzee is an intelligent ape.|
|guarantee||My new laptop has a three year guarantee.|
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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?