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Session 61

Charlene explains 5 ways to say 'ough' in this English In A Minute.

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5 ways to say 'ough'

Have you ever wanted to know 5 ways to say 'ough'? Learn some with Charlene in this English In A Minute.

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Chalrene

O, u, g and h.

We pronounce these four letters in many different ways.

Number one.

We can say 'oh', for example: although.

Number two.

We can say 'or', for example: ought, bought and fought.

Number three.

We can say 'uff', for example: tough, enough.

Number four.

We can say 'off', for example: I have a cough.

Number five.

We can say 'ooh', for example: We are through with this video.

Bye

5 ways to say 'ough'

1. Ough can be pronounced oh, for example is words such as:

  • although
  • though 

2. Ough can be pronounced or, for example is words such as:

  • bought 
  • fought

3. Ough can be pronounced uff, for example is words such as:

  • tough 
  • rough

4. Ough can be pronounced off, for example is words such as:

  • cough
  • trough

5. Ough can be pronounced ohh, for example is words such as:

  • through
  • breahthrough

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