Spelling list: Rulebreakers - the al ending

Some words end in al instead of the more common spelling le.

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verbal
local The local farmer reared cattle.
rascal
typical Mini skirts were typical 60s fashion.
vocal
sandal
legal The notary examined the legal documents.
opal
crystal Diamonds are a type of crystal.
capital Paris is the capital city of France.
dental Jenny required dental treatment after the accident.
fatal
hospital He went to hospital so they could mend his wound.
total The battle was a total atrocity.
mental Psychiatry is the study and treatment of mental illness.
metal The metal began to corrode.
mortal I was born a mortal. *
natal
petal

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Learn about these words in Unit 26. Word endings: -le, and exceptions e.g. al, el, ol


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