Stressed Syllables and Suffixes - another activity
Do you remember the spelling pattern you learned in suffix 5:
Do you remember the spelling pattern you learned in suffix 5:For words of two syllables ending in one vowel and one consonant
profit + able = profitable; and enter + ed = entered
begin + ing = beginning; and equip + ed = equipped
equip + ment = equipment )
Tick or highlight the correct spelling in the following sentences:
1. "I don't think Julie's very commited/committed to her school work," said her mother.
"I don't agree," said the teacher, "I feel that she's shown a great deal of commitment/committment this year."
2. Dave submited/submitted his enrolment/enrollment form two days after the closing date.
3. Nathan and Kim admited/admitted they had forgoten/forgotten their homework assignments.
4. "Let's begin at the begining/beginning," said the detective.
5. Part of the marketing/marketting manager's job involved budgeting/budgetting for the advertising schedule.
6. Sandy regreted/regretted not ordering/orderring the very latest equipment/equippment. He had omited/omitted to consider the efficiency savings and now realized that his business could have been much more profitable/profittable.
7. The security guard patroled/patrolled the fence, prefering/preferring to stay awake by keeping busy.
8. Refering/referring to the boss by her Christian name was strictly forbiden/forbidden.
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