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Lesson 16

tion
ture
ie
be-re-de-

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tion ture

-ti- can say sh: patient    influential

on can say un: son    carton    onion    London (many words.) 

ti and on together say shun as in: suction    action    addition

The stress is always on the syllable before the –tion. There are hundreds of words like this. 

An extension of this is –ation, where the stress, again, is always on the –a-Station    education    consideration    ventilation. hundreds of words. 

If the root word (verb) ends in –it, the ending is spelt as in: omitomission    permitpermission

If the root word ends in –ss, this is retained as in: impressimpression    concussconcussion. The ending –ture sounds like –cher: picture    capture    future.

ie ei

Note: field relief sieze; after c: receive, ceilingvein (cf vane, vain). 
Exceptions: foreign, their
neither.


be-  re-  de-

Many words start with be- re- de-. If you sound out “begin” , you might say “beg” and beg-in gets it wrong. You have to notice quite a few words that start with be: become behind…. 

Try re: refresh    refuse    result    remind

Try de: decay    defy    depend    deplore. 

If you now need a 100% coverage of spellings, you need “Alpha to Omega”, but the previous lessons will get you going, safely, and with a pretty good grasp of spellings. Keep to common sense, read street signs, anything, and read read read! For the rest of your life!

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