How to correct Spelling Mistakes? – 7 English Spelling Rules for Present Continuous Tense (ing Verbs)

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English students always make common spelling mistakes in English for ing verbs while forming present continuous tense as they understand that by simply adding ing to a verb that can make a continuous tense in English. In this English Grammar Lesson in Hindi you will learn 7 English spelling rules to avoid common mistakes in English spellings. 

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Spelling Rules

Most verbs are connected to Present continuous  tense by just adding ‘Ing’ to the base verb.

  • Eat – Eating 
  • Speak – Speaking 
  • Cook – Cooking 
  • Start Starting 

RULE 02 – Drop the ‘e’ at the end of the verb and add ‘ing’

  • Hope – Hoping
  • Ride – Riding
  • Make – Making
  • Write – Writing
  • Smile – Smiling
  • Bake – Baking

RULE 03 – Drop ‘ie’ at the end of the verb, add ‘y’ and ‘ing’

  • Die – Dying
  • Tie – Tying
  • Lie – Lying

RULE 04 – If the verb ends in ‘ee’ just add ‘ing’

  • Agree – Agreeing
  • Flee – Fleeing
  • See- Seeing

Rule 05 – For verbs ending in vowel consonant pair, double the consonant and add ‘ing’

  • Jog – Jogging
  • Sit – Sitting
  • Run – Running
  • Stop – Stopping

Rule 06 – For 2 syllable verbs ending in vowel consonant pair, and the stress is on the 1st syllable, just add ‘ing’

  • Answer -Answering
  • Offer –  Offering
  • Listen – Listening
  • Visit – Visiting 

Rule 06 – For 2 syllable verbs ending in vowel consonant pair, and the stress is on the 2nd syllable, double the consonant and add ‘ing’

  • Admit – Admitting
  • Prefer – Preferring
  • Begin – Beginning

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