Spelling list: ew words

On the end of a word the long /u/ sound is sometimes spelled with the letters ew.

translate:
dew There is dew on the grass in the morning.
few Those flowers will die in a few days.
new The new road will have four wide lanes.
knew I wish I knew where I left my keys.
pew A pew is a bench in a church.
stew The campers ate beef and mushroom stew.
view There is a view of the sea from my balcony.
interview June has an interview for a new job.
nephew My young nephew is called Luke.
curfew The army put an overnight curfew in place.
mildew There was black mildew on the damp wall.
review The critic gave the show a good review.

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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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