Spelling: Dropping the final “e”

When adding a suffix to a base word that ends in e, we have to decide when to keep that final e and when to drop it. Usually, we drop the final e before a suffix starting with a vowel, and we keep it before a suffix starting with a consonant. But there are a number of exceptions to this simple rule!

Do you know when to drop that final “e” and when to keep it? See if you can pick the answer that is spelled correctly in the questions below.

  

Date modified: 2019-05-01

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