Words with a silent 'w'
Examples of words beginning with a silent 'w'.
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Quick tips for tutors
- Rs/E1.1; Rw/E1.1, E1.2; Ww/E1.3
- Look out for words beginning with ‘wr’ as the w is silent. Some examples with pictures of common ‘wr’ words.
- Leaners can practise saying these words.
- Encourage learners to think of more words beginning with ‘wr’ and draw pictures of them. A Pictionary style game could be played where one person draws a ‘wr’ word and another person (or the rest of the group) guesses.