The letters GH are enough /f/ to make you sigh (silent), aren’t they just ghastly /g/?
- GH sounds like /f/ when you laugh, but you must be brave…
- because GH sounds like /g/ in a ghoul from the grave.
- One more to see, and then you have three: GH might be silent in these:
When bats are in silent flight in the dark of the night, the sight can give you quite a slight fright.
These letters make no sound at all when it is bright, like a vampire that caught sight of the light.
a ghost /g/ with a slight (silent) cough /f/ gave a great fright (silent)
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A word list and worksheet for GH variations is available at the Super Tutor Tools store at Teachers Pay Teachers.