Spelling Rules (1)

There are many spelling rules in English. Here is one.

1) “ie” or “ei”

             Rule 1: ‘i’ before ‘e’ except after ‘c’

            Examples: receive, receipt,

            Exceptions: neither, leisure, foreigner, weird, height, seize

             Rule 2: If the sound is “ay” the spelling is “ei”

            Example: neighbour, eight, weight, freight

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