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Dropping the Final E Practice Exercises

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Updated on Mar 31, 2011

Read the following study guide for a concept review:

Dropping the Final E Study Guide

PRACTICE

Choose the correctly spelled word in each of the following sentences.

1. Andy's mother prided herself on being an excellent typist / typeist.
2. They told the salesperson they were only browseing / browsing.
3. Jenny encourageed / encouraged her sister to go to college.
4. They were baking / bakeing cookies for the bake sale.
5. They didn't notice that the flames were singing / singeing the stockings hung on the mantel.
6. Emily took advantage of every opportunity / opportuneityshe was offered.
7. That was a surpriseing / surprising turn of events!
8. Her voice had a certain hoarsness / hoarseness that others found annoying.
9. All of the dancers were quite graceful / gracful.
10. The call was not traceable / tracable.
11. Jackson wished the others wouldn't be so judgemental /judgmental.
12. They went straight to accounts receivable / receiveable
13. Hannah had a lot of valuable / valueable jewelry.
14. Steve wasn't very good at gaugeing / gauging worth.
15. They were desperately / desperatly looking for answers.

ANSWERS

1. Andy's mother prided herself on being an excellent typist.
2. They told the salesperson they were only browsing.
3. Jenny encouraged her sister to go to college.
4. They were baking cookies for the bake sale.
5. They didn't notice that the flames were singeing the stockings hung on the mantel.
6. Emily took advantage of every opportunity she was offered.
7. That was a surprising turn of events!
8. Her voice had a certain hoarseness that others found annoying.
9. All of the dancers were quite graceful.
10. The call was not traceable.
11. Jackson wished the others wouldn't be so judgmental.
12. They went straight to accounts receivable.
13. Hannah had a lot of valuable jewelry.
14. Steve wasn't very good at gauging worth.
15. They were desperately looking for answers.
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