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Study the word list: oa words

One way of spelling the long /o/ sound, is using the letters oa. You can practise spelling the long o sound by working through this list of oa words.

coach They went by coach to the beach.
soak She had a long soak in the bath tub.
cloak He wore a dark cloak.
croak Frogs croak mostly at night.
coal The land was mined for coal.
goal Shoot for goal whenever you can.
foal Anna is grooming her foal.
foam This foam mattress is too soft for me.
loan I need a loan to buy my car.
soap This liquid soap smells of roses.
boast It's bad manners to boast about being clever.
coast The river flows fast to the coast.
roast It's roast chicken for dinner.
toast Her favourite food is beans on toast.
float It's easy to float in very salty water.
throat I keep sneezing and my throat is sore.
cockroach There was a cockroach in the kitchen.
approach The cat approached its prey very softly.
encroach Please don't encroach on my space.
reproach The boss will reproach him for being lazy.

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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?

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