A test of "phonological awareness"

14th June 1996 at 01:00
How many distinct and separate sounds (not letters) are there in the words listed on the right. Give an answer from 1 to 7 for each word. You should do the test fairly quickly, in not much more time than it takes to read the words, otherwise the point of the exercise will be lost. Try to limit yourself to five minutes: The words are fisher, swing, mishap, cough, apple, thick, roar, measure, food, unhurt, common, two, money, seat, axe, sheep, zebra, butter, finished, test

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