Spelling list: The l sound after r

To spell the sound /r´l/ at the end of a word use al or el.

admiral The admiral led his fleet to war.
cathedral Have you visited York's cathedral?
coral Many types of fish live in coral.
corporal The corporal saluted the major.
funeral The mood at the funeral was sombre.
general A General is an important army officer.
mineral Quartz is a hard transparent mineral.
natural Physical geography is the study of the natural things of the Earth. *
numeral The decimal numeral system has ten as its base.
several The water park has several chutes.
barrel They bought a whole barrel of wine.
cockerel The cockerel wakes me up every morning.
quarrel A small quarrel could be called a squabble.
squirrel The red squirrel is an endangered species. *

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Learn about these words in Unit 26. Word endings: -le, and exceptions e.g. al, el, ol

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