Adding -ly

slowly, possibly, uneasily, lovely, gently, beautifully, basically, definitely

In this lesson we're looking at rules such as dropping or keeping the 'e' with ly, when there's a double l + ly, and changing y to i + ly

-ck and -ke endings

Which one is correct?
He was quacking with fear.
He was quaking with fear.

Spelling Rules Workbook

Spelling Rules Workbook - a step-by-step guide to English spelling

Spelling Rules Workbook
a step-by-step guide to the rules of English spelling
(suitable for British and American users)

Using this Spelling Rules Workbook gives you an instant "hit" of spelling knowledge.

'y' to 'i' spelling rule


The 'y' to 'i' Spelling Rule
beauty → beautiful
happy → happiness
angry → angrily

write, writing, written, wrote


I'm writing to complain about the letter you wrote asking for information that I've already written to you about.

Top Ten Spelling Rules



Spelling Tip Number 9 - Knowing Spelling Rules

The Top Ten Spelling Rules

Adding all, till, full

In this lesson we're looking at what happens when we join all, till, full to words.


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