Review: "ei" and "ie"

webform ei and ie

Choose the proper spelling of the following words.

 

 

1. Which is correct?

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Answer:

The answer greif is not correct.

Explanation:

Write "i" before "e" …

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Answer:

The answer grief is correct.

Explanation:

Write "i" before "e" …

 

 

2. Which is correct?

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Answer:

The answer conceit is correct.

Explanation:

... except after "c".

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Answer:

The answer conciet is not correct.

Explanation:

... except after "c".

 

 

3. Which is correct?

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Answer:

The answer counterfiet is not correct.

Explanation:

The "ei"/"ie" sound does not rhyme with "ee" in feet, so you should always write it as "ei".

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Answer:

The answer counterfeit is correct.

Explanation:

The "ei"/"ie" sound does not rhyme with "ee" in feet, so you should always write it as "ei".

 

 

4. Which is correct?

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Answer:

The answer heir is correct.

Explanation:

The "ei"/"ie" sound does not rhyme with "ee" in feet, so you should always write it as "ei".

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Answer:

The answer hier is not correct.

Explanation:

The "ei"/"ie" sound does not rhyme with "ee" in feet, so you should always write it as "ei".

 

 

5. Which is correct?

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Answer:

The answer niece is correct.

Explanation:

Write "i" before "e", except after "c". In this case, the sound does rhyme with the "ee" in feet, so the rule applies.

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Answer:

The answer neice is not correct.

Explanation:

Write "i" before "e", except after "c". In this case, the sound does rhyme with the "ee" in feet, so the rule applies.