Spelling list: Long /oo/ spelled ew

The letters ew are sometimes used to spell the long /oo/ sound. This is usually on the end of a word.

blew The wind blew gently over the beach.
brew The lady allowed the tea to brew.
chew Is it rude to chew gum in church?
crew The ship's crew took to the lifeboats.
flew Lindbergh flew across the Atlantic in 1927.
grew The teenager grew a lot in just a year.
shrew In the garden, we found a shrew.
threw She threw the ball through my window.
cashew A popular type of nut is the cashew nut.
jewel The ring was encrusted with a jewel.
jewellery British English spelling The king wore a lot of jewellery.
Andrew My father is called Andrew.

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Learn about these words in Unit 13. Spelling choices for /oo/ sound: oo, ou

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