Pronounciation or Pronunciation

Previous Page

Pronounciation or Pronunciation :

“Pronounce" is the verb, but the O is omitted for the noun: “pronunciation."

This mistake ranks right up there in incongruity with “writting."

One of the comments English teachers dread to see on their evaluations is “The professor really helped me improve my writting."

When “-ing" is added to a word which ends in a short vowel followed only by a single consonant, that consonant is normally doubled, but “write" has a silent E on the end to ensure the long I sound in the word. Doubling the T in this case would make the word rhyme with “flitting."

Common Errors Index
From Pronounciation or Pronunciation to HOME PAGE