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From the words lettered A to D, choose the word that has the same vowel sound as...


Question

From the words lettered A to D, choose the word that has the same vowel sound as the one represented by the underlined letters or letters underlined.

Brought

Options

A)
roar
B)
plough
C)
drought
D)
worse

The correct answer is A.

Explanation:

The word ‘bought’ is transcribed /bc:t/ and it is the long vowel sound of /Ɔ/. The answer is A ‘roar’ /rc:r/ or /rc:r/ and it is the long vowel sound as ‘bought’ /bc:t/. the others have different vowel sounds like ‘plough’ /plau/, which has the diphthong /au/, ‘drought’ /draut/, also with the diphthong /au/ and ‘worse’ /wƷ:s/ which has a different sound.

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  • The word ‘bought’ is transcribed /bc:t/ and it is the long vowel sound of /Ɔ/. The answer is A ‘roar’ /rc:r/ or /rc:r/ and it is the long vowel sound as ‘bought’ /bc:t/. the others have different vowel sounds like ‘plough’ /plau/, which has the diphthong /au/, ‘drought’ /draut/, also with the diphthong /au/ and ‘worse’ /wƷ:s/ which has a different sound.

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