Spelling the Schwa SoundWhen a vowel isn't stressed then it's often difficult to work out how to spell it.
Read the following words and listen to the way you say the underlined vowels:
The chances are you didn't pronounce them very clearly and you might guess that any of the vowels would fit:
1. Put the missing vowels in the following words. Then copy the whole word in the third column.
2. Now memorize the focus words and test yourself on them. Concentrate particularly on the underlined vowels.