Spelling the word endings ture, ain, ine

1) Words ending in ture

The second syllable of the word picture is the unstressed syllable. Its vowel is the weak schwa sound. (To review the schwa sound, go to Unit 24.)

The sound /chEnglish spelling schwa sound/ at the end of a word is spelled ture

picture Spelling English word endings ture, ain, ine

Some more examples:

2-syllable words 3-syllable words 4-syllable words
capture
creature
culture
feature
fracture
fixture
future
lecture
mixture
moisture
nature
pasture
posture
puncture
sculpture
structure
texture
torture
vulture
adventure
departure
furniture
miniature
signature
agriculture
horticulture
literature
manufacture
temperature

Test yourself in spelling the ture words. Choose the best word to complete each sentence and type it in the box.

Use your memory - when you have chosen a word, study the spelling and then scroll down so you can't copy it.

Test 1.


Guess the missing word


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A ______ eats the flesh of dead creatures.
The document is not valid without a ______.
Flat tyre (US tire) : ______
She polishes her _______ every day.
The professor gave a ______ on ancient history.
Detroit is known for the ______ of cars.
Velvet has a very soft ______.
The ______ in the desert was over 40 degrees.
The soldiers hid to avoid _______ by the enemy.
His ______ was carved from a block of stone.
Growing crops on a farm: _______
Growing plants in a garden: _______


 


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