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Rhyming pairs

Activity

Match the words with the same vowel sound. When you are ready, compare with a partner. Then check with your teacher, or using the Macmillan English Dictionary.

1 mouth

a they’re

2 third

b toys

3 beard

c aren’t

4 noise

d browse

5 heir

e heard

6 sure

f layer

7 root

g moor

8 can’t

h sigh

9 buy

i suit

10 crate

j here

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