Unit 5.1

-ve ending

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Introduction

The ending -ve in English has a specific sound.

Form

The ending -ve sounds like:

Form Phonology
-ve /-v/

Example

  • give   /ˈgɪv/
  • have  /ˈhæv/
  • love   /ˈlʌv/

Use

When a word ends in -ve, the letter e is silent and only v is pronounced.

Exercises

External link to -ve ending exercises (1237).



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