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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #68287: Spelling and sound [i:]
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    Spelling and sound [i:]


      The    sound     [i:]

         
     
                                             

     e athlete,  be,  compete,  complete,  deletedeplete,  gamete
     ea  beam,  bean ,  bleach breathe ,  cheat , leaf,  meat,  read,  speak     
     ee bee,  between, deep, keep,  kneel, leekmeet, reef,  screen,  squeeze
     ei ceiling,  conceive,  perceive,  receive
     eo people
     ey key
     i caffeine,  machine,  magazine,  police,  routine
     ie believe,  chief,  field, piece  shield (bouclier),  thief
     
    WARNING! Not always the same sound!
     ea 'sweat' isn't pronounced like  'sweet', but like 'head'
    . sweet:   [swi:t]      sweat:   [swet]
    . area ['eə.ri.ə]
     ey honey, chimney, monkey : [i]
    . honey :  ['hʌn.i]
     





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    1.
        Quick! Call the pol ce. I think there is a th f in our neighbours' garden.

    2.
          Every w kend Bob plays football. He is the goalk per of his t m.

    3.
     I bel ve Helen when she says that her daughter is clever.
    I know Sue, she sp ks and r ds very well for her age. 

    4.
        I rec ved this washing mach ne last w k and it has already broken down!

    5.
     In spring the l ves are light-gr n.
      But in automn they will turn brown and fall off the  tr s.

    6.
          I got a side stitch while running, so I had to stop and br the d ply.

    7.
       Could you go to the supermarket pl se?
    I n d some m t and a p ce of ch se for dinner.









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