Adding -es to words



Add -es to words ending in s, ss, sh, ch, x, z to make plurals and third person verbs (he she it)
I have 3 watches. (plural)

shorty - doubling up longer words


beginner, forgetting, equipped, preferred, regrettable...

In this simplified shorty lesson, we're looking at the 1:1:1 doubling up rule for longer words.

Shorty - drop the 'e' with -ing



Look at these words with the magic 'e' silent 'e' at the end,
make
take
like
leave
blame

Shorty - magic 'e' silent 'e'

Read and notice the first column words have a short vowel sound, and the second column with the silent 'e' at the end have a long vowel sound.


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.

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