Spelling Rules for Suffixes

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Rules for words ending in y
Rules for  words ending in ch /s/ sh / ss /x / z
Rules for words ending in ‘shun’ – cian, cion, tion, ssion
Kitan CoxHost: As an experienced secondary English teacher, I have taught GCSE and A-Level English (Language and Literature), Media Studies, Extended Project Qualification, Critical Thinking and Drama in a wide range of educational settings in London and Surrey (outstanding secondary schools, academies and a further education college). I am also been involved in motivating students through extracurricular activities inside and outside of school. Additionally, I have a certificate in Life Coaching.

Spelling can be a bit tricky, today will focus on some tips and tricks.  First of all your tutor is going to go through some typical and more challenging plural and suffixes in the English language.  Spelling is a key competency needed to achieve success not only in English but in all subjects.  Your tutor will give you an overview of how to spell common plurals and words with the 'shun' sounds, as well as going over some spelling rules. 

For similar classes why not try: Spelling & Grammar Techniques for Written CommunicationsPunctuation Basics

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This class is suitable for pupils in Years 7-8 or S1 - S2, to learn some of the typical rules of spelling.  This class is also useful for older students who need a refresher of spelling rules or higher ability younger pupils. 

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
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