Recognizing recurring letter patterns is an important skill when it comes to understanding the English language. If you’re studying English in any capacity, you’ll recognize that many letter patterns happen again and again throughout many English words. One such pattern is the word ending "-ary". You’ll find these three letters at the ends of many words in the English language...
As contrived as it may seem at times, the English language does in fact consist of patterns that can come across quite naturally and can even help to remember an abundance of different words when learning it as a second language. In this case, we’ll look at the "-le" pattern. There seem to be countless words that end with "le", and it’s not tied down to one category either. Verb...
FInd the words ending in -ery
Curious. Spacious. Hilarious. All these word and hundreds more end in the -ious suffix, which gives the meaning "full of" or "having the qualities of" to its base words. Based on Latin, the -ious ending typically changes a noun into an adjective. For example, in a basic sense, "spacious" means "full of space." Adding the -ious suffix requires removing one or more letters from the or...
Find the words with the letter pattern -ui- in them.
Au letter pattern is used when different words have the same sound as short letter "O" such as lawn, yawn, jaw, claw, draw, and law, and sometimes it also includes the sound of letter "L" on it such as ball, salt, hall, tall, haul, and mall. At first glance, au letter can be pretty difficult to understand, but all it needs is a little practice to be able to grasp the real deal with ...
FInd the adjectives with the -ible pattern
Find the words with the -ent pattern
FInd the words with the -ory endings
Find all the words with the -gh- letter pattern
Find the words with the -ous pattern
Find the words with the -ei- or -ie- letter pattern
Find all the words with -ai- in them
Find the words with -ck- in them
Find the words with the exc- letter pattern
Find all the words with the -ient pattern
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Find the words with the -sk- letter pattern in them.
FInd the words with the -ate letter pattern in them.
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French adverbs that following consonant/vowel or -ent/-ant patterns.