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Study: Silent t words

In these words with the letters st the letter t is silent. A few other words also have a silent t.

fasten Fasten your shoe lace before you trip over.
hasten Jim turned up the oven heat to hasten the cooking.
glisten Frost can glisten in the sunlight.
listen Make sure you listen out for my call.
moisten Moisten the cloth then clean the keyboard.
apostle Mark was an apostle of Christ.
thistle Thistle plants were growing among the corn.
whistle The referee blew his whistle at the end of the game.
wrestle We saw the policeman wrestle the burglar to the ground.
mortgage We'll need a bigger mortgage to buy a bigger house.
Christmas Christmas is celebrated on the 25th of December.

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Learn about these words in Unit 22. Words with silent letters e.g. wrap, comb, sign, knight

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