w is a voiced consonant

Push the lips forward as for wh and expel the breath with vibration of the vocal cords.

Push the lips forward as for wh and expel the breath with vibration of the vocal cords.

Webster, w     Funk and Wagnalls, w     Phonetic Symbol, w

Drill: wah, wa, wee, woo, woh, waw

This sound occurs initially and medially:

wahoo

wag

wear

way

west

were

weed

will

wild

woof

wood

wound

wold

won

wind

walk

wan

willow

  1. Will Wilbert wind Walter's watch?
  2. The weaver's worn wallet was in the
  3. The warden was waiting for the wedding
  4. The wild winter winds shook the wide
  5. Wolves will watch around the wigwam.
  6. The World War was ended in November.
  7. The woodchuck was watching the wood-cutter.
  8. Are whales and the walls water animals?
  9. The wizard waved his wand underneath the weep­ing willow
  10. Wallace wanted to' wade in the warm water, but wanted to wander about in the woods

reward

award

windward

unwept

beware

woodwork

unwind

wigwam

silkworm

away

bewitch

wherewithal

awake

inward

herewith

wayward

stalwart

whirlwind

  1. :.\Ii ss \ Va llacc wore a wa rm woole n swea te r.
  2. \Ya rre n will sw im to the wh arf on \Ycdnesda

  1. Miss Wallace wore a warm woolen sweater,
  2. Warren will swim to the wharf on Wednesday.
  3. While walking through the wood Ward saw a weasel.
  4. The warrior carried a worn wolf-skin robe.
  5. Woodrow Wilson was our twenty-eighth President.
  6. The widow and one of her sons waited near the window.
  7. Did the woodsman say the wood was worth one dollar?
  8. The weary watchman and his wife walked slowly homeward.
  9. Will Willard and Mr. Wells go to Washington this week?
  10. Woodbine and wistaria covered the wall, bewitching
    the bees and the wasps.
  11. The kind women waiting and watching for the
    waif, were rewarded at last.
  12. "Great, wide, beautiful, wonderful world, With the wonderful water round you curled,
    And the wonderful grass upon your breast, World, you are beautifully/ dressed."