Decoding exercises: "or"
north /nɔːrθ /
The letter combination "or" has several different pronunciations, mainly /ɔːr/. This article sets out some words teachers can use to help their students become more aware of the differences.
As /ɔː/: before - normal - for - force - forget - form - important - more - north - or - order - report - sort - support
As /ɜː/: network - word - work - world - worm - worth
As /ə/: author - AmE - doctor - director - effort - factor - major
Optionally silent "o". See Varisyllabic words.
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