Golden Rules on Spelling Correction in English Grammar for SBI PO/NIACL 2017:
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Rule 1: When the suffix “full” is added to a word, one “I” is removed.
Eg: Faith + full = faithful, use + full= useful
Rule 2:If the word to which the suffix “full” is added ends in “ll”, one “I” is removed from the word also.
Eg: Skill +full = skilful, will + full= wilful
Rule 3: Words of two or three syllables ending in single vowel + single consonant double the final consonant if the last syllable is stressed.
Eg: Permit + ed = permitted, occur + ing =occurring, control + ed =controlled, begin + ing = beginning
Rule 4: Consonant ‘I’ is doubled in the words ending in single vowel + “I” before a suffix beginning with a vowel
Eg: Signal + ing = signalling, repel + ent = repellent, quarrel + ed = quarrelled, travel + er = traveller
Rule 5: Words ending in silent “e”, drop the “e” before a suffix beginning with a vowel
Eg: Hope + ing = hoping, Live + ed = lived, drive + er = driver, tire + ing= tiring
Rule 6: If the suffix begins with a consonant “e” is not dropped
Eg: Hope + full = hopeful, sincere + ly= sincerely
True + ly = truly Nine + th = ninth Argue + ment = argument
Rule 7: A final “y” following a consonant changes to “i” before a suffix except “ing”.
Eg: Carry + ed = carried, happy + ly = happily, marry + age = marriage,
beauty + full = beautiful
Marry + ing = marrying, carry + ing = carrying
Rule 8: A final “y” following a vowel does not change before a suffix.
Eg: Obey + ed = obeyed, play + er = player, pray + ed= prayed
Rule 9: When the suffix “ous” is added to a word ending in “ce”, “e” is changed to “i”.
Eg: Space + ous= spacious, vice + ous= vicious, malice + ous = malicious,
Grace + ous= gracious
Rule 10: When the suffix “ing” is added to a word ending in “ie”, “ie” is changed to “y”.
Eg: Lie + ing= lying, Die + ing = dying, Tie + ing= tying
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