10 The f, as f, s and v

The -F key can represent multiple sounds.

10.1 f as f

The -F key on the right hand side is used for words with the f sound such as left and tough.

HREFT

left left left left

TUF

tough tough tough tough

10.2 f as s

The -F key is used for the s sound for words such as must and waist.

PHUFT

must must must must

WAEUFT

waist waist waist waist

10.3 *S for -st

In Plover, -F can be used as s for words such as cast (KAFT) and chest (KHEFT). An alternative is to use *S instead as KA*S and KH*ES . The stroke can also be used to distinguish between words that have conflicting strokes. For example, lift (HREUFT) vs list (HR*EUS) and lot of (HROFT), loft (HRO*FT) and lost (HRO*S).

10.4 f as v

The -F key is also used for the v sound such as in wave, love, and stove.

WAF

wave wave wave wave

HROF

love love love love

STOEF

stove stove stove stove

10.5 The every briefs and others

Word Stroke Note
ever -FR also used as suffix stroke for word ending in ever
every EFR
every time EFRPL
everybody EFB
everyone EFRPB
everything EFG
everywhere WEFR
everyday EFRD
every day *EFRD
receive SAOEF
never TPHEFR
lesson HR-FPB

10.6 Exercises

10.6.1 Write

  1. bask bask bask cask cask cask mask mask mask task task task flask flask flask desk desk desk
  2. disk disk disk risk risk risk brisk brisk brisk frisk frisk frisk whisk whisk whisk
  3. busk busk busk dusk dusk dusk husk husk husk musk musk musk tusk tusk tusk
  4. cast cast cast cast cast cast east east east fast fast fast last last last
  5. mast mast mast past past past vast vast vast
  6. best best best jest jest jest lest lest lest nest nest nest pest pest pest
  7. rest rest rest test test test vest vest vest west west west zest zest zest
  8. chest chest chest crest crest crest guest guest guest quest quest quest
  9. cost cost cost most most most post post post
  10. boost boost boost frost frost frost ghost ghost ghost roost roost roost
  11. beast beast beast blast blast blast boast boast boast coast coast coast feast feast feast
  12. least least least roast roast roast toast toast toast
  13. bust bust bust dust dust dust gust gust gust just just just lust lust lust
  14. must must must rust rust rust
  15. crust crust crust trust trust trust
  16. burst burst burst first first first worst worst worst thirst thirst thirst
  17. gist gist gist mist mist mist
  18. hoist hoist hoist joist joist joist moist moist moist waist waist waist wrist wrist wrist
  19. gasp gasp gasp
  20. calf calf calf half half half safe safe safe
  21. oft oft oft loft loft loft soft soft soft often often often
  22. deft deft deft heft heft heft left left left theft theft theft
  23. gift gift gift lift lift lift rift rift rift sift sift sift
  24. drift drift drift shift shift shift swift swift swift
  25. deaf deaf deaf leaf leaf leaf sheaf sheaf sheaf
  26. cove cove cove dove dove dove love love love move move move wove wove wove
  27. above above above clove clove clove drove drove drove glove glove glove grove grove grove
  28. prove prove prove shove shove shove stove stove stove
  29. cave cave cave gave gave gave pave pave pave rave rave rave save save save wave wave wave
  30. brave brave brave crave crave crave grave grave grave leave leave leave shave shave shave
  31. slave slave slave stave stave stave
  32. ever ever ever over over over cover cover cover
  33. diver diver diver fever fever fever giver giver giver lever lever lever liver liver liver
  34. lover lover lover never never never river river river rover rover rover
  35. dive dive dive five five five give give give hive hive hive jive jive jive
  36. live live live wive wive wive
  37. alive alive alive chive chive chive drive drive drive
  38. peeve peeve peeve reeve reeve reeve grieve grieve grieve sleeve sleeve sleeve
  39. even even even oven oven oven coven coven coven given given given haven haven haven
  40. raven raven raven seven seven seven woven woven woven

10.6.2 Write with sound

Controls
  1. That bird has a nest. That bird has a nest. That bird has a nest.
  2. It is in the wood. It is in the wood. It is in the wood.
  3. See the red cow. See the red cow. See the red cow.
  4. She loves her calf. She loves her calf. She loves her calf.
  5. See the old cow. See the old cow. See the old cow.
  6. I love my pet dog. I love my pet dog. I love my pet dog.
  7. The snow is soft. The snow is soft. The snow is soft.
  8. My cap fell in the snow. My cap fell in the snow. My cap fell in the snow.
  9. We can eat roots, too. We can eat roots, too. We can eat roots, too.
  10. That is the last bell. That is the last bell. That is the last bell.
  11. Now Jack must run. Now Jack must run. Now Jack must run.
  12. That bird has two wings. That bird has two wings. That bird has two wings.
  13. She can fly to her nest. She can fly to her nest. She can fly to her nest.
  14. This is thin. This is thin. This is thin.
  15. We must not step on it. We must not step on it. We must not step on it.
  16. The old hen is here. The old hen is here. The old hen is here.
  17. She has left her nest. She has left her nest. She has left her nest.
  18. This hen laid an egg. This hen laid an egg. This hen laid an egg.
  19. We must try to feed her now. We must try to feed her now. We must try to feed her now.
  20. I saw the bird in the tree. I saw the bird in the tree. I saw the bird in the tree.
  21. I must not hit the poor bird. I must not hit the poor bird. I must not hit the poor bird.
  22. My father keeps his horse very clean. My father keeps his horse very clean. My father keeps his horse very clean.
  23. He feeds him well, every day. He feeds him well, every day. He feeds him well, every day.
  24. It is soft and white. It is soft and white. It is soft and white.
  25. We have rain, too. We have rain, too. We have rain, too.
  26. See the black clouds in the west. See the black clouds in the west. See the black clouds in the west.
  27. He feeds on grass, leaves, and moss. He feeds on grass, leaves, and moss. He feeds on grass, leaves, and moss.
  28. Did you ever see a deer run to cover? Did you ever see a deer run to cover? Did you ever see a deer run to cover?
  29. In the nest which I found, were four little eggs. In the nest which I found, were four little eggs. In the nest which I found, were four little eggs.
  30. I can see the fan. I can see the fan. I can see the fan.
  31. I can see eggs in a nest. I can see eggs in a nest. I can see eggs in a nest.
  32. I can see a nest near a big tent. I can see a nest near a big tent. I can see a nest near a big tent.
  33. Can you see three eggs in the nest? Can you see three eggs in the nest? Can you see three eggs in the nest?
  34. I can see a nest and three eggs in it. I can see a nest and three eggs in it. I can see a nest and three eggs in it.
  35. I sold the most posts. I sold the most posts. I sold the most posts.
  36. I sat in the shade and ate the dates. I sat in the shade and ate the dates. I sat in the shade and ate the dates.
  37. Five queens in the hive are alive. Five queens in the hive are alive. Five queens in the hive are alive.
  38. He who by his work will thrive. He who by his work will thrive. He who by his work will thrive.
  39. Mice say that a cat has nine lives. Mice say that a cat has nine lives. Mice say that a cat has nine lives.
  40. The waves broke on the lonely shore. The waves broke on the lonely shore. The waves broke on the lonely shore.
  41. You must use a rope to tie the mule. You must use a rope to tie the mule. You must use a rope to tie the mule.
  42. The poor mute plays well on the flute. The poor mute plays well on the flute. The poor mute plays well on the flute.
  43. Whose glove is that near my shoe? Whose glove is that near my shoe? Whose glove is that near my shoe?
  44. The sole of his shoe was worn out. The sole of his shoe was worn out. The sole of his shoe was worn out.
  45. None means no one, or not any one. None means no one, or not any one. None means no one, or not any one.
  46. They relaid the rails and repaved the streets. They relaid the rails and repaved the streets. They relaid the rails and repaved the streets.
  47. Five big boys are playing. Five big boys are playing. Five big boys are playing.
  48. Five of them are playing. Five of them are playing. Five of them are playing.
  49. See the tree! See the tree! See the tree!
  50. The boys are under it. The boys are under it. The boys are under it.
  51. Leaves are on the tree. Leaves are on the tree. Leaves are on the tree.
  52. I see many leaves. I see many leaves. I see many leaves.
  53. The book is a gift. The book is a gift. The book is a gift.
  54. It is a nice red hat. It is a nice red hat. It is a nice red hat.
  55. It is the doll's best hat. It is the doll's best hat. It is the doll's best hat.
  56. Fred has a small calf. Fred has a small calf. Fred has a small calf.
  57. Fred leads the calf. Fred leads the calf. Fred leads the calf.
  58. The calf will not run away. The calf will not run away. The calf will not run away.
  59. Fred will ride in the cart. Fred will ride in the cart. Fred will ride in the cart.
  60. He will drive the colt. He will drive the colt. He will drive the colt.
  61. The colt will go very fast. The colt will go very fast. The colt will go very fast.
  62. Fred may ride on the colt's back. Fred may ride on the colt's back. Fred may ride on the colt's back.
  63. Hens live in small houses. Hens live in small houses. Hens live in small houses.
  64. There are yards for the hens. There are yards for the hens. There are yards for the hens.
  65. George lives in a city. George lives in a city. George lives in a city.
  66. A bee will fly. A bee will fly. A bee will fly.
  67. It will fly in the air. It will fly in the air. It will fly in the air.
  68. A bee will fly above us. A bee will fly above us. A bee will fly above us.
  69. It has six feet. It has six feet. It has six feet.
  70. Bees live in hives. Bees live in hives. Bees live in hives.
  71. A hive is a box. A hive is a box. A hive is a box.
  72. One day a bee was flying. One day a bee was flying. One day a bee was flying.
  73. There was a lake. There was a lake. There was a lake.
  74. The bee was over the lake. The bee was over the lake. The bee was over the lake.
  75. Must the bee lie in the lake? Must the bee lie in the lake? Must the bee lie in the lake?
  76. It would die there. It would die there. It would die there.
  77. A bird was in the air. A bird was in the air. A bird was in the air.
  78. The bird was a dove. The bird was a dove. The bird was a dove.
  79. It was flying about the lake. It was flying about the lake. It was flying about the lake.
  80. The dove saw the bee. The dove saw the bee. The dove saw the bee.
  81. The dove got a leaf. The dove got a leaf. The dove got a leaf.
  82. The bee got upon the leaf. The bee got upon the leaf. The bee got upon the leaf.
  83. Soon the bee saved the bird. Soon the bee saved the bird. Soon the bee saved the bird.
  84. A boy was hunting. A boy was hunting. A boy was hunting.
  85. The boy had a gun. The boy had a gun. The boy had a gun.
  86. He was a cruel boy. He was a cruel boy. He was a cruel boy.
  87. He would shoot the dove. He would shoot the dove. He would shoot the dove.
  88. One boy gave five cents. One boy gave five cents. One boy gave five cents.
  89. One girl gave seven cents. One girl gave seven cents. One girl gave seven cents.
  90. More of the girls gave five cents. More of the girls gave five cents. More of the girls gave five cents.
  91. One gave only two cents. One gave only two cents. One gave only two cents.
  92. Each gave what she could. Each gave what she could. Each gave what she could.
  93. They are full of play. They are full of play. They are full of play.
  94. They like to run and frisk. They like to run and frisk. They like to run and frisk.
  95. How cute they are! How cute they are! How cute they are!
  96. Often there is a mist. Often there is a mist. Often there is a mist.
  97. Often the wind is brisk. Often the wind is brisk. Often the wind is brisk.
  98. A brisk wind blows hard. A brisk wind blows hard. A brisk wind blows hard.
  99. A very hard wind is a gale. A very hard wind is a gale. A very hard wind is a gale.
  100. Then a horn blows. Then a horn blows. Then a horn blows.
  101. It is blown very often. It is blown very often. It is blown very often.
  102. This is to warn men. This is to warn men. This is to warn men.
  103. The sound saves many men. The sound saves many men. The sound saves many men.
  104. John's pole is a long stick. John's pole is a long stick. John's pole is a long stick.
  105. The stick is very stiff. The stick is very stiff. The stick is very stiff.
  106. Often he lets the boat drift. Often he lets the boat drift. Often he lets the boat drift.
  107. Crows often fly in flocks. Crows often fly in flocks. Crows often fly in flocks.
  108. They drive herds of cows, too. They drive herds of cows, too. They drive herds of cows, too.
  109. Does your dog like a crust? Does your dog like a crust? Does your dog like a crust?
  110. The coats have long sleeves. The coats have long sleeves. The coats have long sleeves.
  111. There are muffs of nice fur. There are muffs of nice fur. There are muffs of nice fur.
  112. There are long capes. There are long capes. There are long capes.
  113. And there are little caps. And there are little caps. And there are little caps.
  114. There is an oil stove, too. There is an oil stove, too. There is an oil stove, too.
  115. She would like a gas stove. She would like a gas stove. She would like a gas stove.
  116. What a big desk for a boy! What a big desk for a boy! What a big desk for a boy!
  117. Tie up the cow. Tie up the cow. Tie up the cow.
  118. He is a wise boy. He is a wise boy. He is a wise boy.
  119. He sits at his desk. He sits at his desk. He sits at his desk.
  120. The bird made its nest on the pine tree and sat and sang on the top. The bird made its nest on the pine tree and sat and sang on the top. The bird made its nest on the pine tree and sat and sang on the top.
  121. The sun has gone down; it is dusk. The sun has gone down; it is dusk. The sun has gone down; it is dusk.
  122. The day is past. The day is past. The day is past.
  123. Yes, he lives at the turn as you go to the mill. Yes, he lives at the turn as you go to the mill. Yes, he lives at the turn as you go to the mill.
  124. The hog has a tusk. The hog has a tusk. The hog has a tusk.
  125. Take care, John; do not go so fast. Take care, John; do not go so fast. Take care, John; do not go so fast.
  126. If we love him, we must do as he bids us. If we love him, we must do as he bids us. If we love him, we must do as he bids us.
  127. It is a dove. It is a dove. It is a dove.
  128. It is so high, I can but just see it. It is so high, I can but just see it. It is so high, I can but just see it.
  129. How fast it does fly! How fast it does fly! How fast it does fly!
  130. They do not fly fast. They do not fly fast. They do not fly fast.
  131. We have rode so far, it will rest us to walk. We have rode so far, it will rest us to walk. We have rode so far, it will rest us to walk.
  132. It will not be safe for us to ride in the dark. It will not be safe for us to ride in the dark. It will not be safe for us to ride in the dark.
  133. A goat has horns and hooves. A goat has horns and hooves. A goat has horns and hooves.
  134. Five and five are ten. Five and five are ten. Five and five are ten.
  135. The sun is now in the east. The sun is now in the east. The sun is now in the east.
  136. When the day is just gone, you will see the sun in the west. When the day is just gone, you will see the sun in the west. When the day is just gone, you will see the sun in the west.
  137. The sun sets in the west. The sun sets in the west. The sun sets in the west.
  138. Sit on the site of the hive. Sit on the site of the hive. Sit on the site of the hive.
  139. I have kept the nest and the egg. I have kept the nest and the egg. I have kept the nest and the egg.
  140. The sun sets in the west. The sun sets in the west. The sun sets in the west.
  141. She has the scent of musk. She has the scent of musk. She has the scent of musk.
  142. This leaf is neat and clean. This leaf is neat and clean. This leaf is neat and clean.
  143. A bee from the hive stung his nose. A bee from the hive stung his nose. A bee from the hive stung his nose.
  144. My boat is on the wave. My boat is on the wave. My boat is on the wave.
  145. See the leaves fly! See the leaves fly! See the leaves fly!
  146. The task of the class is done. The task of the class is done. The task of the class is done.
  147. My knife has a steel blade. My knife has a steel blade. My knife has a steel blade.
  148. The soil is moist. The soil is moist. The soil is moist.
  149. He rode the gray steed to the grove. He rode the gray steed to the grove. He rode the gray steed to the grove.
  150. What soft black hair! What soft black hair! What soft black hair!
  151. Seven days makes a week. Seven days makes a week. Seven days makes a week.
  152. The beast gave a loud, quick snort. The beast gave a loud, quick snort. The beast gave a loud, quick snort.
  153. Plants must have air, light, and heat. Plants must have air, light, and heat. Plants must have air, light, and heat.
  154. Do not step so fast. Do not step so fast. Do not step so fast.
  155. Do not drive Dick too fast. Do not drive Dick too fast. Do not drive Dick too fast.
  156. A crowd of workmen hoist the big joist. A crowd of workmen hoist the big joist. A crowd of workmen hoist the big joist.
  157. Half of these grapes are green. Half of these grapes are green. Half of these grapes are green.
  158. The shrill wind drives the old mill. The shrill wind drives the old mill. The shrill wind drives the old mill.
  159. What does he give to the cows? What does he give to the cows? What does he give to the cows?
  160. A fox often gets little chicks. A fox often gets little chicks. A fox often gets little chicks.
  161. He likes to get ducks, too. He likes to get ducks, too. He likes to get ducks, too.
  162. Jane, give me my cane. Jane, give me my cane. Jane, give me my cane.
  163. John, give me my key. John, give me my key. John, give me my key.
  164. Give me the pen. Give me the pen. Give me the pen.
  165. Yes, they must have wings, if they fly. Yes, they must have wings, if they fly. Yes, they must have wings, if they fly.
  166. How fast it rains! How fast it rains! How fast it rains!
  167. The ducks love rain. The ducks love rain. The ducks love rain.
  168. Your face is now to the west. Your face is now to the west. Your face is now to the west.
  169. The first shell is burst. The first shell is burst. The first shell is burst.
  170. It is the worst. It is the worst. It is the worst.
  171. Give this sick lad a kiss. Give this sick lad a kiss. Give this sick lad a kiss.
  172. You must sell the duck. You must sell the duck. You must sell the duck.
  173. Be brave. Be brave. Be brave.
  174. You may well look grave, the boat is not safe. You may well look grave, the boat is not safe. You may well look grave, the boat is not safe.
  175. Tie up the rose to a stake, then rake the mould to make it flat. Tie up the rose to a stake, then rake the mould to make it flat. Tie up the rose to a stake, then rake the mould to make it flat.
  176. How the trees wave in the breeze. How the trees wave in the breeze. How the trees wave in the breeze.
  177. Every leaf is at rest. Every leaf is at rest. Every leaf is at rest.
  178. What beast can bleat? What beast can bleat? What beast can bleat?
  179. Take a seat and eat; the feast will be a treat. Take a seat and eat; the feast will be a treat. Take a seat and eat; the feast will be a treat.
  180. At least make the place neat. At least make the place neat. At least make the place neat.
  181. The sun rises in the east. The sun rises in the east. The sun rises in the east.
  182. Give me the key of your box. Give me the key of your box. Give me the key of your box.
  183. It is her chief delight to make fun of her friends. It is her chief delight to make fun of her friends. It is her chief delight to make fun of her friends.
  184. Give the bird some seed, or it will not live. Give the bird some seed, or it will not live. Give the bird some seed, or it will not live.
  185. The whiff from the bean field was sweet. The whiff from the bean field was sweet. The whiff from the bean field was sweet.
  186. How swift the train is! How swift the train is! How swift the train is!
  187. Do you see the mist? Do you see the mist? Do you see the mist?
  188. Why do you shake your fist? Why do you shake your fist? Why do you shake your fist?
  189. Will the wind get rid of the dust? Will the wind get rid of the dust? Will the wind get rid of the dust?
  190. The crust of the pie is burnt. The crust of the pie is burnt. The crust of the pie is burnt.
  191. Wipe that black stripe off your knife. Wipe that black stripe off your knife. Wipe that black stripe off your knife.
  192. See the wild duck dive! See the wild duck dive! See the wild duck dive!
  193. We have five hives. We have five hives. We have five hives.
  194. John does not want a toy, but a live dog. John does not want a toy, but a live dog. John does not want a toy, but a live dog.
  195. I have had a slight fall. I have had a slight fall. I have had a slight fall.
  196. It gives me a fright to see dogs bite and fight; I hate the sight. It gives me a fright to see dogs bite and fight; I hate the sight. It gives me a fright to see dogs bite and fight; I hate the sight.
  197. Grind my knife! Grind my knife! Grind my knife!
  198. Let the leaves rot. Let the leaves rot. Let the leaves rot.
  199. The drove of sheep ran down the slope into the grove. The drove of sheep ran down the slope into the grove. The drove of sheep ran down the slope into the grove.
  200. What post has he? What post has he? What post has he?
  201. What a host of stars! What a host of stars! What a host of stars!
  202. Why does he roll in the dust? Why does he roll in the dust? Why does he roll in the dust?
  203. Must I eat the crust? Must I eat the crust? Must I eat the crust?
  204. The musk deer has no tusk. The musk deer has no tusk. The musk deer has no tusk.
  205. I love to hear a dove coo. I love to hear a dove coo. I love to hear a dove coo.
  206. The rook has no wool in her nest. The rook has no wool in her nest. The rook has no wool in her nest.
  207. Who can prove that the stars do not move? Who can prove that the stars do not move? Who can prove that the stars do not move?
  208. I must learn a verse. I must learn a verse. I must learn a verse.
  209. I gave a pound for my hat. I gave a pound for my hat. I gave a pound for my hat.
  210. Jack loves us. Jack loves us. Jack loves us.
  211. The cow eats grass. The cow eats grass. The cow eats grass.
  212. What are we to do first? What are we to do first? What are we to do first?
  213. In sure, s has the sound of sh in shave. In sure, s has the sound of sh in shave. In sure, s has the sound of sh in shave.
  214. The bee was saved. The bee was saved. The bee was saved.
  215. Pave the street. Pave the street. Pave the street.
  216. It is best not to jest with boys who are in a pet. It is best not to jest with boys who are in a pet. It is best not to jest with boys who are in a pet.
  217. Last Wednesday I found the nest of an owl. Last Wednesday I found the nest of an owl. Last Wednesday I found the nest of an owl.
  218. It was in an old tree. It was in an old tree. It was in an old tree.
  219. Enough is as good as a feast. Enough is as good as a feast. Enough is as good as a feast.
  220. I alone of the whole crew was left alive. I alone of the whole crew was left alive. I alone of the whole crew was left alive.
  221. It was easy to pay for the flag. It was easy to pay for the flag. It was easy to pay for the flag.
  222. How fast he goes! How fast he goes! How fast he goes!
  223. Don in in a lot. Don in in a lot. Don in in a lot.
  224. Don is an ox. Don is an ox. Don is an ox.
  225. Rage and hate save few who fail. Rage and hate save few who fail. Rage and hate save few who fail.
  226. It is half past six. It is half past six. It is half past six.
  227. I dare to go fast. I dare to go fast. I dare to go fast.
  228. We pant at our task. We pant at our task. We pant at our task.
  229. When best, you may tell the rest. When best, you may tell the rest. When best, you may tell the rest.
  230. John West was sent to help me. John West was sent to help me. John West was sent to help me.
  231. He kept my bell, my belt, and my sled. He kept my bell, my belt, and my sled. He kept my bell, my belt, and my sled.
  232. I said in jest, "Keep them, you pest." I said in jest, "Keep them, you pest." I said in jest, "Keep them, you pest."
  233. Mend the vent in my vest. Mend the vent in my vest. Mend the vent in my vest.
  234. He made a dent in a desk. He made a dent in a desk. He made a dent in a desk.
  235. Fern is an herb. Fern is an herb. Fern is an herb.
  236. The term is past. The term is past. The term is past.
  237. See my kite rise and dive. See my kite rise and dive. See my kite rise and dive.
  238. A fist. A fist. A fist.
  239. He had a fine crop from that plot of land. He had a fine crop from that plot of land. He had a fine crop from that plot of land.
  240. What will a lot cost near the spat? What will a lot cost near the spat? What will a lot cost near the spat?
  241. Every Monday morning we begin a new week. Every Monday morning we begin a new week. Every Monday morning we begin a new week.
  242. We must learn each lesson well. We must learn each lesson well. We must learn each lesson well.
  243. He builds his nest in a high place. He builds his nest in a high place. He builds his nest in a high place.
  244. The skaters glide swiftly over the ice. The skaters glide swiftly over the ice. The skaters glide swiftly over the ice.
  245. Someone has put up a gravestone for the baker. Someone has put up a gravestone for the baker. Someone has put up a gravestone for the baker.
  246. The snowstorm will hardly hide the beehive. The snowstorm will hardly hide the beehive. The snowstorm will hardly hide the beehive.
  247. It is the first day of school. It is the first day of school. It is the first day of school.
  248. But the storm has passed now. But the storm has passed now. But the storm has passed now.
  249. The books are on shelves. The books are on shelves. The books are on shelves.
  250. Books have covers. Books have covers. Books have covers.
  251. The leaves must not be torn. The leaves must not be torn. The leaves must not be torn.
  252. The books must be returned. The books must be returned. The books must be returned.
  253. A man waves his hand. A man waves his hand. A man waves his hand.
  254. It moves slowly at first. It moves slowly at first. It moves slowly at first.
  255. But soon it gets up speed. But soon it gets up speed. But soon it gets up speed.
  256. It will cover the lawns. It will cover the lawns. It will cover the lawns.
  257. It was flying swiftly past the ship. It was flying swiftly past the ship. It was flying swiftly past the ship.
  258. That was just right. That was just right. That was just right.
  259. They must not be nipped by frost. They must not be nipped by frost. They must not be nipped by frost.
  260. Act, behave; do. Something that is done; as a good act. One of the parts of a play. Act, behave; do. Something that is done; as a good act. One of the parts of a play. Act, behave; do. Something that is done; as a good act. One of the parts of a play.
  261. The last act was very funny. The last act was very funny. The last act was very funny.
  262. Beg, to ask a favor or a gift. Beg, to ask a favor or a gift. Beg, to ask a favor or a gift.
  263. Behave, to act. To act well. Behave, to act. To act well. Behave, to act. To act well.
  264. That child knows how to behave. That child knows how to behave. That child knows how to behave.
  265. Believe, think. To have trust in. Believe, think. To have trust in. Believe, think. To have trust in.
  266. Closed, ended. Shut. Closed, ended. Shut. Closed, ended. Shut.
  267. We are driving to town. We are driving to town. We are driving to town.
  268. Glove, a covering for the hand. Glove, a covering for the hand. Glove, a covering for the hand.
  269. Living, having a home. Spending one's life. Alive. The way one lives. Living, having a home. Spending one's life. Alive. The way one lives. Living, having a home. Spending one's life. Alive. The way one lives.
  270. Loud, not soft. Loud, not soft. Loud, not soft.
  271. He passed that test well. He passed that test well. He passed that test well.
  272. She passed him the rolls. She passed him the rolls. She passed him the rolls.
  273. I passed in my paper. I passed in my paper. I passed in my paper.
  274. Trust, to believe in. Hope; belief. Trust, to believe in. Hope; belief. Trust, to believe in. Hope; belief.
  275. Spare all you can for the poor, they crave a share. Spare all you can for the poor, they crave a share. Spare all you can for the poor, they crave a share.
  276. Ah, cook did not sift the flour then. Ah, cook did not sift the flour then. Ah, cook did not sift the flour then.
  277. Above, over. Above, over. Above, over.
  278. The cover was tight. The cover was tight. The cover was tight.
  279. Drove, did drive. Drove, did drive. Drove, did drive.
  280. We drove the crows away from the corn. We drove the crows away from the corn. We drove the crows away from the corn.
  281. Clover smells sweet. Clover smells sweet. Clover smells sweet.
  282. The boat was crossing the bay. The boat was crossing the bay. The boat was crossing the bay.
  283. Boots, coverings for the feet and the legs. Boots, coverings for the feet and the legs. Boots, coverings for the feet and the legs.
  284. I believe what you say. I believe what you say. I believe what you say.
  285. Believe, think to be true. Believe, think to be true. Believe, think to be true.
  286. How blue its leaves are! How blue its leaves are! How blue its leaves are!
  287. Few men shave. Few men shave. Few men shave.
  288. He wears a frill when he goes to drill. He wears a frill when he goes to drill. He wears a frill when he goes to drill.
  289. Do not waste anything, that you may not want anything. Do not waste anything, that you may not want anything. Do not waste anything, that you may not want anything.
  290. He had been off till then. He had been off till then. He had been off till then.
  291. Give it a pill. Give it a pill. Give it a pill.
  292. The wise man is mild. The wise man is mild. The wise man is mild.
  293. Ride by his side. Ride by his side. Ride by his side.
  294. His wife is kind. His wife is kind. His wife is kind.
  295. The vile man had a pipe. The vile man had a pipe. The vile man had a pipe.
  296. It is a mile off. It is a mile off. It is a mile off.
  297. Cheap ones cost two cents. Cheap ones cost two cents. Cheap ones cost two cents.
  298. A few boys pay but one cent. A few boys pay but one cent. A few boys pay but one cent.
  299. Puss has nice soft feet. Puss has nice soft feet. Puss has nice soft feet.
  300. The capes have clasps at the neck. The capes have clasps at the neck. The capes have clasps at the neck.
  301. It is the last week of the year. It is the last week of the year. It is the last week of the year.
  302. The leaves float down. The leaves float down. The leaves float down.
  303. The leaves dance in the wind. The leaves dance in the wind. The leaves dance in the wind.
  304. There was frost on the grass this morning. There was frost on the grass this morning. There was frost on the grass this morning.
  305. He runs after the lively crickets. He runs after the lively crickets. He runs after the lively crickets.
  306. A red leaf. A red leaf. A red leaf.
  307. He must think of some plan. He must think of some plan. He must think of some plan.
  308. They can run very fast. They can run very fast. They can run very fast.
  309. They often bite very hard. They often bite very hard. They often bite very hard.
  310. On his way; I gave him a cane. On his way; I gave him a cane. On his way; I gave him a cane.
  311. The river rises in a lake. The river rises in a lake. The river rises in a lake.
  312. We will make a list of books. We will make a list of books. We will make a list of books.
  313. Quit, to stop; to leave. Quit, to stop; to leave. Quit, to stop; to leave.
  314. Raise, to cause to grow. To lift up. Raise, to cause to grow. To lift up. Raise, to cause to grow. To lift up.
  315. A host of men. A host of men. A host of men.
  316. Running, moving fast. Going. Running, moving fast. Going. Running, moving fast. Going.
  317. The tree gives us cool shade. The tree gives us cool shade. The tree gives us cool shade.
  318. Smart, clever, to feel painful. Smart, clever, to feel painful. Smart, clever, to feel painful.
  319. His sense of smell is lost. His sense of smell is lost. His sense of smell is lost.
  320. Tired, needing to rest. Tired, needing to rest. Tired, needing to rest.
  321. The wheel turned slowly. The wheel turned slowly. The wheel turned slowly.
  322. Though the stove smoke, roast the beef. Though the stove smoke, roast the beef. Though the stove smoke, roast the beef.
  323. I cough. I cough. I cough.
  324. That fierce beast had a beard. That fierce beast had a beard. That fierce beast had a beard.
  325. The sweet breeze made the green wheat wave. The sweet breeze made the green wheat wave. The sweet breeze made the green wheat wave.
  326. Grasp the staff. Grasp the staff. Grasp the staff.
  327. The clasp is brass. The clasp is brass. The clasp is brass.
  328. The flask is glass. The flask is glass. The flask is glass.
  329. Soft moss is on the rack. Soft moss is on the rack. Soft moss is on the rack.
  330. Soak the loaf. Soak the loaf. Soak the loaf.
  331. She will keep it free from blots. She will keep it free from blots. She will keep it free from blots.
  332. It lost a sock. It lost a sock. It lost a sock.
  333. Puss does not want the rat. Puss does not want the rat. Puss does not want the rat.
  334. Even a child is known by his doings. Even a child is known by his doings. Even a child is known by his doings.
  335. Then kiss her. Then kiss her. Then kiss her.
  336. Mary often wrote for her papa. Mary often wrote for her papa. Mary often wrote for her papa.
  337. We have had a lot of fun during the past year. We have had a lot of fun during the past year. We have had a lot of fun during the past year.
  338. He sat down to rest. He sat down to rest. He sat down to rest.
  339. I like to rake the leaves in the yard. I like to rake the leaves in the yard. I like to rake the leaves in the yard.
  340. You must quit being late. You must quit being late. You must quit being late.
  341. Quick, fast. Quick, fast. Quick, fast.
  342. You could pay us a visit. You could pay us a visit. You could pay us a visit.
  343. It is your move. It is your move. It is your move.
  344. Did you pass your spelling test? Did you pass your spelling test? Did you pass your spelling test?
  345. A pan has no cover. A pan has no cover. A pan has no cover.
  346. The dog could not move because it was hurt. The dog could not move because it was hurt. The dog could not move because it was hurt.
  347. We plan to move to another house. We plan to move to another house. We plan to move to another house.
  348. Cover, place something over. A lid. Cover, place something over. A lid. Cover, place something over. A lid.
  349. They have a hard life. They have a hard life. They have a hard life.
  350. Hanging, held from above. Hanging, held from above. Hanging, held from above.
  351. Fond, pleased by. Fond, pleased by. Fond, pleased by.
  352. John lives two miles east of here. John lives two miles east of here. John lives two miles east of here.
  353. Everywhere they looked they saw water. Everywhere they looked they saw water. Everywhere they looked they saw water.
  354. Everywhere, in all places. Everywhere, in all places. Everywhere, in all places.
  355. Everybody, everyone. Everybody, everyone. Everybody, everyone.
  356. Mother likes to drive the car. Mother likes to drive the car. Mother likes to drive the car.
  357. Dead, no longer living. Dead, no longer living. Dead, no longer living.
  358. My father gave me two dollars to spend. My father gave me two dollars to spend. My father gave me two dollars to spend.
  359. She gave me only a little piece of cake. She gave me only a little piece of cake. She gave me only a little piece of cake.
  360. Put on your gloves before you go out. Put on your gloves before you go out. Put on your gloves before you go out.
  361. We shall move soon. We shall move soon. We shall move soon.
  362. The cook was near the stove. The cook was near the stove. The cook was near the stove.
  363. A coal fell on the floor. A coal fell on the floor. A coal fell on the floor.
  364. It burned her foot. It burned her foot. It burned her foot.
  365. We must not do things for spite. We must not do things for spite. We must not do things for spite.
  366. We must not sleep too late. We must not sleep too late. We must not sleep too late.
  367. I must not wet my feet. I must not wet my feet. I must not wet my feet.
  368. The driver has a whip. The driver has a whip. The driver has a whip.
  369. He never calls them by bad names, nor tries to vex them. He never calls them by bad names, nor tries to vex them. He never calls them by bad names, nor tries to vex them.
  370. When at school, John keeps to his books till he has learned all his tasks. When at school, John keeps to his books till he has learned all his tasks. When at school, John keeps to his books till he has learned all his tasks.
  371. John is a little boy, only five or six years old, but he can read quite well. John is a little boy, only five or six years old, but he can read quite well. John is a little boy, only five or six years old, but he can read quite well.
  372. She will finish her task. She will finish her task. She will finish her task.
  373. A vessel is on the river. A vessel is on the river. A vessel is on the river.
  374. I have just got up. I have just got up. I have just got up.
  375. No, Charles is not a duck, nor a goose; so he must take care not to go too near the pond, lest he should fall in. No, Charles is not a duck, nor a goose; so he must take care not to go too near the pond, lest he should fall in. No, Charles is not a duck, nor a goose; so he must take care not to go too near the pond, lest he should fall in.
  376. Roof, the cover of a building. To make a roof on or over something. Roof, the cover of a building. To make a roof on or over something. Roof, the cover of a building. To make a roof on or over something.
  377. Then she must have thread. Then she must have thread. Then she must have thread.
  378. The farmer owns a forest. The farmer owns a forest. The farmer owns a forest.
  379. They grow there wild. They grow there wild. They grow there wild.
  380. We must not be careless in our work. We must not be careless in our work. We must not be careless in our work.
  381. We must write them straight. We must write them straight. We must write them straight.
  382. The men will drill a hole in the rock. The men will drill a hole in the rock. The men will drill a hole in the rock.
  383. That drill will not make the hole in the wood big enough. That drill will not make the hole in the wood big enough. That drill will not make the hole in the wood big enough.
  384. Driving, riding. Driving, riding. Driving, riding.
  385. He found the boy chopping a tree. He found the boy chopping a tree. He found the boy chopping a tree.
  386. Clever, smart. Clever, smart. Clever, smart.
  387. Chosen, picked out. Chosen, picked out. Chosen, picked out.
  388. The forest is thick with trees. The forest is thick with trees. The forest is thick with trees.
  389. Sometimes there is a tunnel under a river. Sometimes there is a tunnel under a river. Sometimes there is a tunnel under a river.
  390. A ship sailed toward the west. A ship sailed toward the west. A ship sailed toward the west.
  391. Travel, go from one place to another. Travel, go from one place to another. Travel, go from one place to another.
  392. Licked, moved the tongue over. Licked, moved the tongue over. Licked, moved the tongue over.
  393. Fond, to like or be greatly pleased with. Fond, to like or be greatly pleased with. Fond, to like or be greatly pleased with.
  394. Everyone, everybody. Everyone, everybody. Everyone, everybody.
  395. Everything, all. Everything, all. Everything, all.
  396. Blew, moved. Made a noise by blowing. Carried by the wind. Forced air through. Blew, moved. Made a noise by blowing. Carried by the wind. Forced air through. Blew, moved. Made a noise by blowing. Carried by the wind. Forced air through.

10.6.3 Write random sentences

A random subset of sentences will be synthesized. Be patient with the synthesis. It will take a few seconds, especially the first time. The loweest possible WPM is 80, so to decrease overall WPM, increase word gap.

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10.7 Summary

  • Learn how to write the f sound
  • Learn how to use -F as a substitute for s and v