St Patrick's Primary School
Together Everyone Achieves More. Journey to Learning
To revise words with <-cial> and <-tial> making the /shul/ sound.
Look at these words. Identify the /shul/ sound in each.
facial, torrential, essential, glacial, potential, initial.
Copy and complete the table above into your literacy book. Add some of your own.
Look at the word ski
This is a Norwegian word. Our spelling words this week are borrowed from other languages and used in English. Answer these questions in your literacy book.
Which words come from Italian? ( usually food words)
Which words are Japanese?
Which word is From Maori?
Safari is arabic
Yeti comes from Tibetan
Alibi comes from Latin
Deli is short for Delicatessen and comes from German.
Bikini is named after a Pacific island.
Notice the double consonants in the Italian words eg pepperoni, the silent letters in tsunami and spaghetti.
1. The film star took a taxi to avoid the paparazzi.
2. The visitors were captivated by the Japanese bonsai trees.
3. “Would like pepperoni pizza or spaghetti tonight?” asked dad.