Squeebles Phonics, Level 4

These UK English pre-recorded word lists (based on the structure of the government's original 'Letters and Sounds' programme) can be downloaded for use in our Squeebles Spelling Test app. Just download the app, register for a KeyStageFun Spelling Share account and then enter the relevant download codes into the app for any tests that you'd like to use. You can find answers to any questions you might have about this process, here

Key:
Words with an asterisk (*) after them are set to be case sensitive in the test. Words in bold have an audio definition given within the test so that, for example, homophones, such as 'wood' and 'would', can be differentiated.

SQ4-87: 'ay' - as in 'day'
Title: 'ay' - as in 'day'
Download Code: SQ4-87
Words: day, stray, spray, crayon, delay, holiday, highway, mayhem, disarray, displayed, decayed, relayed
 
SQ4-88: 'ou' - as in 'sound'
Title: 'ou' - as in 'sound'
Download Code: SQ4-88
Words: sound, cloud, scout, found, proud, sprout, loudest, mountain, dismount, profound, pronoun, denounce, mouthful

SQ4-89: 'ie' - as in 'pie'
Title: 'ie' - as in 'pie'
Download Code: SQ4-89
Words: pie, cried, tried, spied, fried, replied, denied, multiplied, justified, occupied, satisfied
 
SQ4-90: 'ea' - as in 'sea'
Title: 'ea' - as in 'sea'
Download Code: SQ4-90
Words: sea, treat, least, steamy, repeat, underneath, wreath, release, beastly, retreated, seated
 
SQ4-91: 'oy' - as in 'boy'
Title: 'oy' - as in 'boy'
Download Code: SQ4-91
Words: boy, enjoy, annoy, loyal, royal, voyage, oyster, employed, flamboyant, coyote
 
SQ4-92: 'ir' - as in 'girl'
Title: 'ir' - as in 'girl'
Download Code: SQ4-92
Words: girl, shirt, skirt, birth, third, thirteen, thirsty, mirth, inspiration, twirled, thirteenth

SQ4-93: 'ue' - as in 'blue'
Title: 'ue' - as in 'blue'
Download Code: SQ4-93
Words: blue, clue, glue, argue, flue, issue, tissue, avenue, value, pursue, queue, statue, rescue
 
SQ4-94: 'aw' - as in 'saw'
Title: 'aw' - as in 'saw'
Download Code: SQ4-94
Words: saw, yawn, shawl, drawer, draw, strawberry, withdrawn, chainsaw, scrawny, squawk, sprawling
 
SQ4-95: 'ew' - as in 'blew'
Title: 'ew' - as in 'blew'
Download Code: SQ4-95
Words: blew, screw, threw, dew, pew, nephew, renew, review, interview, shrew, shrewd, cashew, sewage
 
SQ4-96: 'oe' - as in 'toe'
Title: 'oe' - as in 'toe'
Download Code: SQ4-96
Words: toe, doe, goes, tomatoes, potatoes, heroes, poetry, dominoes, mistletoe, woeful

SQ4-97: 'au' - as in 'haul'
Title: 'au' - as in 'haul'
Download Code: SQ4-97
Words: haul, daub, launch, haunted, August*, jaunty, author, automatic, 
 
SQ4-98: 'ey' - as in 'donkey'
Title: 'ey' - as in 'donkey'
Download Code: SQ4-98
Words: money, honey, donkey, jockey, turkey, chimney, valley, trolley, monkey

SQ4-99: 'wh' - as in 'wheel'
Title: 'wh' - as in 'wheel'
Download Code: SQ4-99
Words: wheel, when, what, which, where, why, whistle, whenever, whisper, white, who, whose, whole, whom, whoever
 
SQ4-100: 'ph' - as in 'phonics'
Title: 'ph' - as in 'phonics'
Download Code: SQ4-100
Words: phonics, sphinx, dolphin, prophet, phantom, elephant, alphabet
 
SQ4-101: Split Digraph 'a-e'
Title: Split Digraph 'a-e'
Download Code: SQ4-101
Words: make, snake, amaze, escape, mistake, complicate, berate, fascinate, operate, gesticulate
 
SQ4-102: Split Digraph 'e-e'
Title: Split Digraph 'e-e'
Download Code: SQ4-102
Words: these, even, theme, gene, scene, complete, extreme, delete, swede,

SQ4-103: Split Digraph 'i-e'
Title: Split Digraph 'i-e'
Download Code: SQ4-103
Words: ripe, shine, slide, prize, invite, inside, underline, surprise, subscribe, compromise, dislike
 
SQ4-104: Split Digraph 'o-e'
Title: Split Digraph 'o-e'
Download Code: SQ4-104
Words: bone, alone, those, stone, explode, envelope, postpone, telephone, disclose, hopefully, saxophone, awoke
 
SQ4-105: Split Digraph 'u-e'
Title: Split Digraph 'u-e'
Download Code: SQ4-105
Words: June*, flute, prune, rude, rule, crude, brute, fluke, elude, salute, absolute
 
Alternative pronunciations of a, e, i, o and u

SQ4-106: 'a' - as in 'acorn'
Title: 'a' - as in 'acorn'
Download Code: SQ4-106
Words: acorn, bacon, apron, angel, apricot, bagel, station, nation

SQ4-107: 'a' - as in 'after'
Title: 'a' - as in 'after'
Download Code: SQ4-107
Words: after, class, branch, grass, afternoon, father, blasting, everlasting, masterpiece, broadcast
 
SQ4-108: 'a' - as in 'wasp'
Title: 'a' - as in 'wasp'
Download Code: SQ4-108
Words: wasp, whatever, squad, squash, watch, wallet, wander, quarrel
 
SQ4-109: 'e' - as in 'she'
Title: 'e' - as in 'me'
Download Code: SQ4-109
Words: she, recent, frequent, region, decent, infrequently
 
SQ4-110: 'i' - as in 'mind'
Title: 'i' - as in 'mind'
Download Code: SQ4-110
Words: mind, blind, kind, grind, behind, remind, kindness, blinded, mastermind
 
SQ4-111: 'o' - as in 'both'
Title: 'o' - as in 'both'
Download Code: SQ4-111
Words: both, mango, soldier, beholder, household, scaffolding, foretold, mobile, scold, forego, marigold
 
SQ4-112: 'u' - as in 'music'
Title: 'u' - as in 'music'
Download Code: SQ4-112
Words: music, unit, union, unicorn, tuba, future, human, duty, pupil, uniform
 
SQ4-113: 'u' - as in 'push'
Title: 'u' - as in 'push'
Download Code: SQ4-113
Words: push, fullest, bully, cushion, crushing, flushed, ambushed, paintbrush, gracefully, lullaby, dulled, sputtered, pulley
 
Alternative pronunciations of ow, ie, ea, ou

SQ4-114: 'ow' - as in 'low'
Title: 'ow' - as in 'low'
Download Code: SQ4-114
Words: low, known, window, tomorrow, hollow, rainbow, marshmallow, harrowing, sorrowful

SQ4-115: 'ie' - as in field
Title: 'ie' - as in field
Download Code: SQ4-115
Words: field, chief, brief, shield, priest, yield, shriek, thief, relief, belief
 
SQ4-116: 'ea' - as in 'head'
Title: 'ea' - as in 'head'
Download Code: SQ4-116
Words: head, dead, deaf, ready, bread, heaven, feather, pleasant, instead, breakfast
 
SQ4-117: 'ou' - as in 'through'
Title: 'ou' - as in 'through'
Download Code: SQ4-117
Words: through, you, soup, group, toucan, crouton, wound, coupon, route

SQ4-118: 'ou' - as in 'shoulder'
Title: 'ou' - as in 'shoulder'
Download Code: SQ4-118
Words: mould, shoulder, boulder, poultry, though

Alternative pronunciations of y, ch, c, g, ey

SQ4-119: 'y' - as in 'fry'
Title: 'y' - as in 'fry'
Download Code: SQ4-119
Words: fry, reply, skylight, spying, prying, bystander, standby
 
SQ4-120: 'y' - as in 'typical'
Title: 'y' - as in 'typical'
Download Code: SQ4-120
Words: typical, gym, crystal, mystery, pyramid, Egypt*, bicycle, cygnet, rhythm, syrup, symptom
 
SQ4-121: 'y' - as in 'happy'
Title: 'y' - as in 'happy'
Download Code: SQ4-121
Words: happy, very, carry, hairy, smiley, penny, crunchy, merrily
 
SQ4-122: 'ch' - as in 'school'
Title: 'ch' - as in 'school'
Download Code: SQ…
Words: school, Christmas*, chemist, chord, chorus, chronic, chemical, echo, character, scheme
 
SQ4-123: 'ch' - as in 'chef'
Title: 'ch' - as in 'chef'
Download Code: SQ4-123
Words: chef, brochure, machine, parachute, chalet, moustache
 
SQ4-124: 'c' - as in 'cell'
Title: 'c' - as in 'cell'
Download Code: SQ4-124
Words: cell, central, acid, cycle, icy, cent, success, December*, accent, ceremony, accept
 
SQ4-125: 'g' - as in 'gem'
Title: 'g' - as in 'gem'
Download Code: SQ4-125
Words: gem, gentlemen, gym, gentle, ginger, magic, danger, energy, surgery, giant, agent
 
SQ4-126: 'ey' - as in 'they'
Title: 'ey' - as in 'they'
Download Code: SQ4-126
Words: they, grey, obey, prey, survey, convey, disobey, conveyor, surveyor 
   
The following word lists cover some alternative spellings for /ch/, /j/, /z/, as well as words which contain some silent letters. 

SQ4-127: The 'ch' sound - as in 'nature'
Title: The 'ch' sound - as in 'nature'
Download Code: SQ4-127
Words: nature, picture, adventure, creature, future, capture, feature, puncture, signature, mixture
 
SQ4-128: The 'ch' sound - as in 'catch'
Title: The 'ch' sound - as in 'catch'
Download Code: SQ4-128
Words: catch, fetch, pitch, notch, crutch, stitch, match, ditch, kitchen, scratchy
 
SQ4-129: The 'j' sound - as in 'fudge'
Title: The 'j' sound - as in 'fudge'
Download Code: SQ…
Words: fudge, hedge, bridge, ledge, nudge, badge, lodge, badger, dodging
 
SQ4-130: Silent 'b' - as in 'lamb'
Title: Silent 'b' - as in 'lamb'
Download Code: SQ4-130
Words: lamb, limb, comb, climb, crumb, thumb, numb, plumbing, bomber

SQ4-131: Silent 'g' - as in 'gnat'
Title: Silent 'g' - as in 'gnat'
Download Code: SQ4-131
Words: gnat, gnome, design, benign, feign, campaign, foreign, assign, align, sign, gnash
 
SQ4-132: Silent 'k' - as in 'knit'
Title: Silent 'k' - as in 'knit'
Download Code: SQ4-132
Words: knit, knot, knee, knock, knife, know, knew, knight, knuckle
 
SQ4-133: Silent 'w' - as in 'wrap'
Title: Silent 'w' - as in 'wrap'
Download Code: SQ4-133
Words: wrap, wren, wrong, wrench, write, wrote, wreck, wry, written, wretched
 
SQ4-134: Silent 't' - as in 'listen'
Title: Silent 't' - as in 'listen'
Download Code: SQ4-134
Words: listen, whistle, bristle, glisten, rustle, jostle, bustle, castle, wrestling
 
SQ4-135: Silent 'e' - as in 'house'
Title: Silent 'e' - as in 'house'
Download Code: SQ4-135
Words: house, mouse, grease, crease, horse, gorse, purse, grouse, loose, immense, increase, geese, promise
 
SQ4-136: The 'z' sound - as in 'noise'
Title: The 'z' sound - as in 'noise'
Download Code: SQ4-136
Words: noise, please, tease, ease, rouse, browse, cheese, pause, blouse, because
 
The following word lists cover a mixture of alternative spellings for /u/, /ear/, /ar/, /air/, /or/, /ur/, /ai/, /ee/, /igh/, /oa/, /(y)oo/, /oo/, /sh/, /zh/

SQ4-137: The 'u' sound - as in 'son'
Title: The 'u' sound - as in 'son'
Download Code: SQ4-137
Words: son, some, come, done, nothing, month, mother, worry, brother
 
SQ4-138: 'ear' sounds
Title: 'ear' sounds
Download Code: SQ4-138
Words: here, mere, severe, interfere, adhere, sincere, persevere, jeer, cheer, steering, cheerful

SQ4-139: 'ar' sounds
Title: The 'ar' sound - as in 'calf'
Download Code: SQ…
Words: calf, half, calm, qualm, balm, palm, almond, gasp, class, branch

SQ4-140: 'air' sounds
Title: 'air' sounds
Download Code: SQ4-140
Words: there, where, nowhere, everywhere, somewhere, wherever, anywhere, bearable, swear, farewell, square, seafarers, underwear
 
SQ4-141: 'or' sounds
Title: 'or' sounds
Download Code: SQ4-141
Words: all, always, talk, fall, calling, beanstalk, four, your, court, fourth, caught, naughty, haughty, daughter
 
SQ4-142: 'ur' sounds
Title: 'ur' sounds
Download Code: SQ4-142
Words: learn, earn, earth, pearl, early, search, heard, earnest, rehearsal, word, world, worm, worth, worse, worship, worthy, worst,

SQ4-143: 'ai' sounds
Title: 'ai' sounds
Download Code: SQ4-143
Words: stray, spray, crayon, escape, dismay, mayonnaise, displayed, replay, peacemaker, mistaken, caretaker, bracelet, disgraced, frame, earthquake
 
SQ4-144: 'ee' sounds
Title: 'ee' sounds
Download Code: SQ4-144
Words: sea, seat, heap, steamy, these, theme, complete, extreme, chief, shield, relief, diesel

SQ4-145: 'igh' sounds
Title: 'igh' sounds
Download Code: SQ4-145
Words: spied, replied, applied, denied, deny, reply, decide, polite, sublime, sometimes, meantime, preoccupied, magpie, retired, myself, skydiving, spineless, pineapple, landslide
 
SQ4-146: 'oa' sounds
Title: 'oa' sounds
Download Code: SQ4-146
Words: grow, snow, show, window, toe, doe, goes, heroes, bone, pole, those, stone, woke, phone
 
SQ4-147: '(y)oo' sounds
Title: '(y)oo' sounds
Download Code: SQ4-147
Words: cue, avenue, pursue, queue, statue, cute, use, duke, huge, computer, stew, mildew, nephew
 
SQ4-148: 'oo' sounds
Title: 'oo' sounds
Download Code: SQ4-148
Words: blue, untrue, glue, crude, prune, blew, flew, jewel
 
SQ4-149: 'sh' sounds
Title: SQ4-149: 'sh' sounds
Download Code: SQ4-149
Words: special, official, social, artificial, facial, station, caption, mention, position, sure, sugar, passion, session, chef, mission
 
SQ4-150: Curious 'zh' sounds
Title: Curious 'zh' sounds
Download Code: SQ4-150
Words: pleasure, division, leisure, decision, television, casual, usual, collision, measure, treasure
                             
Key:
* - case sensitive in the test.
bold - audio definition of word given in test


 
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