Foundation English IXL offers more than 100 foundation English skills to explore and learn! Not sure where to start? Hover your mouse over any skill name to preview it, then click to practise! IXL offers more than 100 foundation English skills to explore and learn! Not sure where to start? Hover your mouse over any skill name to preview it, then click to practise! Text features A.1 Identify book parts and features A.2 Choose the sentence that is spaced correctly A.3 Choose the two words that are the same Alphabet B.1 Find letters in the alphabet B.2 Choose the letter that you hear: lowercase B.3 Choose the letter that you hear: uppercase B.4 Identify frequently confused letters B.5 Choose the lowercase letter that matches B.6 Find the lowercase letters B.7 Choose the uppercase letter that matches B.8 Find the uppercase letters B.9 Put the letters in ABC order Consonants and vowels C.1 Sort consonants and vowels C.2 Find the vowel in the word Syllables D.1 How many syllables does the word have? D.2 Which word has more syllables? D.3 Sort by the number of syllables Rhyming E.1 Choose the words that have a given ending E.2 Choose the picture that rhymes with the word E.3 Which word does not rhyme? E.4 Complete the rhyme Blending and segmenting F.1 Blend the sounds together to make a word F.2 Identify the first, second and last sound in a word F.3 Put the sounds in order Consonant sounds and letters G.1 Which two words start with the same sound? G.2 Find all the words that start with a given sound G.3 Which two words end with the same sound? G.4 Choose the letter that matches the consonant sound G.5 Which letter does the word start with? G.6 Which letter does the word end with? Consonant blends and digraphs H.1 Which consonant blend does the word start with? H.2 Complete the word with the right initial consonant blend H.3 Does the word start with a consonant blend? H.4 Which consonant blend does the word end with? H.5 Complete the word with the right final consonant blend H.6 Does the word end with a consonant blend? H.7 Choose the word that matches the picture: -ss, -ll, -ff, -zz, -ck H.8 Choose the correct digraph Short vowels I.1 Find the short a word I.2 Choose the short a word that matches the picture I.3 Complete the short a word I.4 Choose the short a sentence that matches the picture I.5 Find the short e word I.6 Choose the picture that matches the short e word I.7 Complete the short e word I.8 Choose the short e sentence that matches the picture I.9 Find the short i word I.10 Choose the short i word that matches the picture I.11 Complete the short i words I.12 Choose the short i sentence that matches the picture I.13 Find the short o word I.14 Choose the short o word that matches the picture I.15 Complete the short o word I.16 Choose the short o sentence that matches the picture I.17 Find the short u word I.18 Choose the picture that matches the short u word I.19 Complete the short u word I.20 Choose the short u sentence that matches the picture I.21 Identify the short vowel sound in a word I.22 Complete the word with the right short vowel I.23 Spell the short vowel word I.24 Complete the sentence with the correct short vowel word I.25 Read questions with short vowel words Long vowels J.1 Choose the word that has a different vowel sound J.2 Find the long a word J.3 Find the long e word J.4 Find the long i word J.5 Find the long o word J.6 Find the long u word J.7 Sort short and long vowel words Sight words K.1 Find a word in a sentence K.2 Choose the two sight words that are the same K.3 Choose the sight word that you hear K.4 Complete the sentence with the correct sight word K.5 Spell the sight word Sentences L.1 Is it a telling sentence or an asking sentence? L.2 Who, what, when, where or why? L.3 Identify and use end marks L.4 Find the complete sentence Parts of speech M.1 Is the noun a person, animal, place or thing? M.2 Choose the singular or plural noun that matches the picture M.3 Find the picture that matches the action verb M.4 Find the action verb M.5 Complete the sentence with an action verb to match the picture M.6 Compare pictures using adjectives M.7 Use number words: one to ten M.8 Use colour words M.9 Inside and outside, above and below, next to and beside M.10 Choose the best location word to match the picture Capitalisation N.1 Capitalise the first letter of a sentence N.2 Capitalise the pronoun "I" Word relationships O.1 Match antonyms to pictures O.2 Match synonyms O.3 Sort objects into categories O.4 Which one is not like the others? O.5 Multiple-meaning words with pictures Literacy skills P.1 Which could happen in real life? P.2 Which feeling matches the picture? P.3 What is the picture about? P.4 What will happen next? P.5 What am I?