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Vowel sounds - the eight English diphthongs

Word lists to practise the vowel sounds in:

------day-----------sky-----------boy------------beer------------bear-----------tour------------go-------------cow

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Words with common or rhyming diphthong as final sound

as in bear (the animal), pair and hair.

affair
aftercare
air
Aire
airfare
air-to-air
ampere
ampère
Ampère
ant-bear
anywhere
armchair
Astaire
au contraire
au pair
aware
Ballyclare
bare
Baudelaire
beachchair
beachwear
bear
beware
billionaire
Blair
blare
br'er
bugbear
cafetière
camelhair
Camembert
care
carfare
chair
chare
chargé d'affaires
Cher
childcare
Claire
Clare
co-heir
compare
compère
cookware
corsair
cuisenaire
Dan-Air®
dare
daycare
de la Mare
debonair
deckchair
declare
Delaware
Delftware
derrière
despair
devil-may-care
disrepair
doctrinaire
earthenware
éclair
Edgware
e'er
elsewhere
enamelware
ensnare
ere
étagère
everywhere
extraordinaire
Eyre
eyre
fair
Fair
fanfare
fare
Ferrer
fieldfare
Finisterre
firmware
flair
flare
flatware
Flaubert
Folies Bergère
footwear
forbear
forswear
foursquare
freeware
Frigidaire®
funfair
Furbear
glare
glassware
Gruyère
hair
hardware
hare
Hare
healthcare
hectare
heir
Herr
highchair
Hilaire
horsehair
impair
ironware
jardinière
jobshare
kitchenware
knitwear
ladieswear
lair
laissez-faire
legionnaire
lehr
lumière
mare
Mayfair
mayor
Medicare
menswear
Meyer
midair
millionaire
mohair
Molière
Mothercare®
multimillionaire
mynheer
neckwear
ne'er
Niger (country)
nightmare
nightwear
nowhere
open-air
outerwear
outstare
outwear
ovenware
overbear
pair
pare
parterre
pear
pere
père
Pierre (name)
ploughshare
plowshare
portière
prayer (supplication)
première
prepare
pushchair
questionnaire
Rambert
rare
ready-to-wear
repair
Ryanair®
Santander
savoir faire
scare
setsquare
share
shareware
she-bear
silverware
Sinclair
skincare
snare
software
solitaire
somewhere
son et lumière
spare
sportswear
square
stair
stare
stoneware
surface-to-air
swear
swimwear
Swissair®
tableware
tare
tear
tee-square
their
there
they're
thoroughfare
threadbare
Tiananmen Square
timeshare
Tupperware®
unaware
underwear
unfair
vapourware
Vermeer
Voltaire
ware
warfare
wear v
welfare
Weston-super-Mare
whate'er
whatsoe'er
wheelchair
whene'er
where
where'er
wheresoe'er
whoe'er
womenswearv workfare
yeah


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