Now here are some more words. Complete them with ei or ie. Consult a dictionary if necessary.
- bel___ ve
- rec ___ve
- w ___rd
- l ___sure
- s ___ze
- w ___ght
- r ___gn
- f ___gn
- gr ___f
- p ___rce
(There is a popular rule of spelling: ‘i’ before ‘e’ except after ‘c’. Check if this rule is true by looking at the words above.)
Rewrite the sentence below, changing the verb in bracket into the passive form.
In yesterday’s competition the prizes (give away) by the Principal.
Thinking about the Language
Consult your dictionary and choose the correct word from the pairs given in brackets.
I studied (continuously/continually) for eight hours.