The Silent A
English has a lot of silent letters. You’re probably familiar with silent P and silent B. But did you know that A can also be silent?
A is not pronounced in many adverbs that end in -ally.
Here’s a list of common -ally adverbs and their pronunciations.
(Stress on the purple syllables)
Don’t know the meaning of a word listed above?
1. Write it down.
2. Look up its meaning and write that down, too.
3. Draw a picture that will help you remember the word’s meaning.
4. Give your picture a caption and use the new word in your caption.