The letters 'ough' can be used to spell a number of different words with completely different sounds!

It's one of the trickiest spellings in English and we're going to practise it now.

Bought, sought, fought all have the same sound.

Tough, enough, rough all have the same sound.

Though, thorough, although all have the same sound.

Then we have cough and through which sound completely different!


In the next set of activities, you will be asked to find which 'ough' word sounds like another.


Which of these -ough words sounds like unsought?

thought / drought / roughly

The answer is thought.