Spelling list: The l sound after a vowel

When the l sound makes an extra syllable after a vowel, it is spelled al or el.

denial She was in denial about losing her job.
dial She had to dial the correct telephone number.
material A composite material is made up of different parts.
trial During the trial the villain became a confessor.
actual The actual results were unknown.
gradual Evolution is a term adopted by Darwin to describe the gradual process of change and development of species. *
manual Manual cars are fitted with a clutch pedal.
usual That's not my usual place! *
visual Maths is on our visual timetable. *
loyal David has been a loyal friend for many years.
royal The royal family live in that palace.
fuel This truck's engine runs on diesel fuel.

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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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