Category : 3rd Class
There are only three ?eed? words- exceed, proceed, succeed.
Poem on Spelling and Pronunciation
Author not known,
I take it you already know OF TOUGH and BOUGH and COUGH and DOUGH.
Others may stumble but not you ON HICCOUGH, THOROUGH, LOUGH and THROUGH Well done! And now you wish, perhaps,
To learn of less familiar traps, Beware of HEARD, a dreadful word
That looks like BED, not BEAD. For goodness sake, don't call it DEED! Watch out for MEAT and GREAT and THREAT:
They rhyme with SUITE and STRAIGHT and DEBT.
This lesson will help you to:
QUICK CONCEPT REVIEW
SOME RULES OF SPELLING
Rule No.1: I before E, except after C It helps to spell words such as receive, chief, achieve
Rule No. 2: Dropping final E Drop the final ?e? if the ending begins with a vowel- advancing, surprising.
Rule No. 3: Dropping final Y When adding and ending to a word that ends with 'y? to ?i? is, if it is preceded by a consonant. Worry becomes worries. Supply becomes supplies. Merry becomes merrier.
Rule No. 4: Doubling final consonant When adding an ending to a word that end in a consonant, the consonant gets doubled in many situations if not always. Submit becomes submitting. Flap becomes flapping.
WORKING ON YOU SPELLINGS
METHODS USED TO LEARN SPELLINGS
BRITISH VS AMERICAN SPELLING
We usually get confused when we see the spelling of "colour" with the omission of "u". Some other British and American spelt words are-
English spelling was first developed in 7th century. In 1066, Norman French became the official language of England.
SIGHT MEMORIZING APPROACH
HOW DO WE LEARN TO SPELL?
WONDERS OF SPELLING
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