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Distinguish Between 'ng' and 'nk'

In this worksheet, students will 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

Year:  Year 1 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Reading: Word Reading

Curriculum subtopic:   Grapheme Awareness

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Worksheet Overview

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


Can you hear the difference between these two words?




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


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


Get your ears ready for some careful listening!!


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