Long vowel sounds: -i-
1. As is usual with long vowel sounds, most long -i- sounds are written using the "magic e".
Underline the i-e combination in each of the following words. The first two are done for you.
2. But -igh- and -y- also make the long -i- sound. You'll notice that -igh- is usually found in the middle of a word and a long -i- right at the end of a word is usually -y.
Write the correct combination in the following words:
3. Try to guess the following words which use -igh- or -y for the long -i- sound:
The pen is m tier than the sword.
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4. Now memorize the focus words and test yourself on them.