spelling: final -e

  • When a word ends in -e, and we add something that begins with a vowel (-ing, -able or -ous), we usually leave out the -e.
      hope hoping make making note notable fame famous

    This does not happen with words ending in -ee.

      see seeing agree agreeable
  • In words that end in -ge or -ce, we do not leave out -e before a or o.
      courage courageous replace replaceable