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Distinguish Between 'ng' and 'nk'

In this worksheet, students distinguish between the sounds 'ng' and 'nk'. The worksheet requires the student to listen to audio clips.

'Distinguish Between 'ng' and 'nk'' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:  Grapheme Awareness

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

It is easy to mix up 'ng' and 'nk' at the end of words.

Can you hear the difference between these two words?

 

 

 

You may have heard people say 'anythink' when really the word is 'anything'.

 

In this worksheet you can practise listening to words ending in 'ng' and 'nk' and see if you can hear the difference.

Listen to the word and decide if it ends in 'ng' or 'nk'.

 

ng

nk

Listen to the word and decide if it ends in 'ng' or 'nk'.

 

 

ng

nk

Listen to the word and decide if it ends in 'ng' or 'nk'.

 

ng

nk

Listen to the word and decide if it ends in 'ng' or 'nk'.

 

ng

nk

This time, look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

 

king

kink

Look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

tang

tank

Look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

dring

drink

Look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

swing

swink

Look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

sing

sink

Look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

spring

sprink

  • Question 1

Listen to the word and decide if it ends in 'ng' or 'nk'.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
nk
  • Question 2

Listen to the word and decide if it ends in 'ng' or 'nk'.

 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
ng
  • Question 3

Listen to the word and decide if it ends in 'ng' or 'nk'.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
nk
  • Question 4

Listen to the word and decide if it ends in 'ng' or 'nk'.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
ng
  • Question 5

This time, look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
king
  • Question 6

Look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
tank
  • Question 7

Look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
drink
  • Question 8

Look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
swing
  • Question 9

Look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
sink
  • Question 10

Look at the picture and say the word out loud, then choose the correct spelling.

 

CORRECT ANSWER
spring
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