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The suffixes, –ant, –ance or –ancy can often be added to the same root.

Example:

  • The man was hesitant.
  • His hesitance cost him vital seconds.
  • His hesitancy was costly.
  • He hesitates for a moment.

Follow this link for some work sheets to help you learn these spellings: (only up to page 33)

http://resources.collins.co.uk/KeenKite/samplepdfs/9780008161576.pdf

 

I will give you 5 root words to learn. You need to be able to use them with all suffixes as I will randomly pick on the day. 

  1. reluctant

  2. expectant

  3. tolerant

  4. hesitant

  5. observant

 

 

 

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