Spelling the sound /ou/: ou, ow

Rule Breakers - these words break spelling rules These ough words are the only rule-breakers:

bough* The main branch of tree is called a bough .
plough Plough the fields before sowing the seed.
US spelling: plow
slough Slough is an old word meaning swamp.
For more on these ough words, see Unit 17

next part of the spelling course Go to the next section: Homophones for the /ou/ sound.

Sign up to remove this advert

Remove this advert

Your current location:

Unit 15: Spelling the sound /ou/

Page 7 of 8

Try Spellzone for free

Dictionary



X

Sign up to remove this advert

"I love your course..... you explain so much that I didn't know, forgot, or wasn't taught."
Adult student, USA

Help...


Help

We have updated our cookie policy. We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on Spellzone. Find out more.