Spelling list: Silent l words

In these words the letter l is silent but sometimes it affects the sound of the vowel.

calm Don’t panic, stay calm.
palm There are palm oil trees as far as you can see.
half Ten is half of twenty.
calf One of our cows recently had a calf.
chalk These cliffs are made of chalk.
talk Don't talk with your mouth full.
walk Let's walk home through the park.
folk Folk music is popular with these students.
salmon Salmon is a healthy food.
could We could eat at home or in the burger bar.
would James would like an orange juice.
should A recording studio should be sound proof.

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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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