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Focus: Words ending -cial and -tial 

 

What's the letter before these -cial words: social, special, beneficial?

What's the letter before these -tial words: essential, substantial, partial?

Rule

Use -cial after a vowel, like after the vowel 'o' in social, 'e' in special, 'i' in beneficial

Use -tial after a consonant, especially, after 'n' in substantial, essential, and 'r' in partial   

But as we know, there are always some exceptions to this. Can you find any exceptions to this real?

 

  1. special
  2. partial
  3. official
  4. crucial
  5. artificial 
  6. potential
  7. essential
  8.  substantial
  9. residential
  10.  presidential
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