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## Basics on the topicAdjacent Consonants l

Join Dee and Kala and learn how to read words containing adjacent consonants with the letter l.

Would you like to apply the knowledge you’ve learnt? You can review and practice it with the tasks for the video Adjacent Consonants l.
• ### Which words have adjacent consonants?

Hints

Look at the first two letters of each word.

Only highlight the pictures when the first two letters are pl.

Solution

• ### Which adjacent consonants are in each word?

Hints

Read the word out loud, which two letters do you hear first?

Look carefully at the first two letters in each word.

Look at the word clip. First you sound the /c/, then you sound the /l/. The adjacent consonants are cl. From cl we can sound out the rest of the word.

Solution

• ### What are the words?

Hints

Sound out the first two letters and then blend them together to read the adjacent consonants.

After this, you can sound out the rest of the word. Look out for digraphs.

Solution

The words are flush, black, class and sleep.

• ### Can you find the missing words?

Hints

Remember, the first thing you do when blending two consonants is saying the first letter to find the sound it makes.

The next thing you do is say the second letter's sound to find the sound it makes then blend these two sounds together.

Look out for digraphs and split digraphs when reading the words.

Solution

The sentences are:

1. I found a clue on the treasure hunt.
2. I went down the slide at the park.
3. My dog got under the blanket.
• ### Which words have adjacent consonants containing the letter l?

Hints

Look at the first two letters of each word.

Is the first letter a consonant followed by the letter l?

There are four correct options.

Solution

Fish and lamp do not.

• ### How are these words spelt?

Hints

All of these words begin with adjacent consonants.

The second letter in each word is l.

Think about digraphs and trigraphs when sounding out the rest of each word.

Solution

Bloom is spelt b l o o m.

Club is spelt c l u b.

Flight is spelt f l i g h t.

Sloth is spelt s l o t h.