Test your understanding of the material from Lesson 7 with our online test.
There are twenty questions and the pass mark is 85%, so you need 17 correct answers to pass.
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#1. Out of the 80 words on this course we found exceptions in ___________ of them.
#2. Sight words are words that don't fit our rules and patterns, so students should __________.
#3. Examples of sight word lists include: __________, Fry’s 300 Sight Words, and Purland 220: Sight Words.
#4. The words 'nature', 'confirm', and __________ are considered 'regular' and not exceptions because they fit our rules and patterns, making them easy to decode.
#5. Sound connections between syllables must be either vc (vowel to consonant) or __________.
#6. English stress has a tendency to be on the __________ syllable, but this is not a hard-and-fast rule.
#7. True or false? Students can be really confident of the vcv and vcc rules.
#8. The word 'manual' is an exception because we expect the first vowel a to be long, __________.
#9. The word 'machine' is an exception due to the long vowel sound __________ when the letter 'i' should represent ai in vcv.
#10. Which word is not a sight word?
#11. Which word is not a sight word?
#12. The word 'available' has __________ schwa sounds.
#13. Exceptions usually occur when there is a vowel sound that is __________.
#14. The word 'women' is an exception due to the short vowel sound __________ in the first syllable, when we expect eu due to the vcv rule.
#15. The word 'performance' has a __________ and a __________, which are both weak syllables with a schwa sound in each.
#16. There is sometimes an unexpected (non-alphabet) long vowel sound on the stressed syllable of a vcv word, e.g. ‘area’, ‘story’, ‘plural’, ‘various’, and __________.
#17. A word with a vcc spelling pattern may have a long vowel sound, which is unexpected; but these are usually known sight words that we can learn in groups, like: 'ball', 'class', 'cold', 'find', 'last', 'most', 'roll', 'talk', and __________.
#18. The word 'unfortunately' features a glottal stop before the __________ syllable.
#19. The words 'again', 'double', 'pleasant', and 'wood' are all examples of words where the stressed vowel sound looks long due to the __________ - but it is, in fact, short.
#20. The word 'all' is an exception to the __________, because 'a' is a single vowel letter followed by two consonant letters, and yet it has the long vowel sound or.
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