o-e is used to spell the long /o/ sound. By adding the e, you make the o say its name.

Here are some examples of how adding an e turns a short /o/ sound into a long /o/ sound:

Cod + e = code

Hop + e = hope

Robe + e = robe

Click on the speaker icon next to each word. Can you hear the long /o/ sounds? , robe globe code joke smoke stroke stole dome home bone stone hope slope hose vote quote stove froze chose " />
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Learn more in Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?

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