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Study the word list: -ough words

Remember -ough words come in 6-7 different sounds

rough The path was rough and rocky.
thought I thought you'd be ready by now.
through He kicked the ball through the window.
though Even though it's winter the weather is not cold.
thorough This room needs a thorough clean.
bought I bought this dress at the new boutique.
plough British English spelling Plough the fields before sowing the seed.
cough David has a bad cold and a cough.
fought The swordsmen fought a duel.
trough The pigs pushed around the trough.
enough A dozen eggs will be enough.
borough The borough council studied the idea very thoroughly.

This public word list was created by International School of Geneva

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