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Say these words aloud and listen to the sound of the final syllable:
The letters tion make the sound /shn/. The vowel is a weak schwa sound.
There are many long words ending in -tion and mistakes are often made because a syllable is missed out.
Test yourself in listening for every syllable. Read the -tion word and count how many syllables it has. Type the number in the box:
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