English Spelling

English Spelling

Reference

i before e

  1. i before e (believe)
  2. except c (receive)
  3. except when sounded like a
  4. except neighbor
  5. except weight

slient e

  1. drop e if ending begins with vowels (use->us-able)

y

  1. consonant before y, change y to i (e.g. flies)
  2. vowel before y, keep y

Double consonant

  1. vowel + consonant ending (e.g. stopping)

ie+ing => y+ing

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