When Two Vowels Go Walking, the First One Does the Talking?

When there are two vowels in a row, the first usually has a long sound and the second is silent.

That’s why it’s team, not taem; coat, not caot; and wait, not wiat.

Remembering this rule will help you to put vowels in the right order.

Adaped from: Fact Monster: Ten Tips for Better Spelling (http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0903395.html)

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