-ite


Fotolia_10370304_XSThe most common -ite words

“-ite” long vowel sound “eye”
write
white
quite
site
despite
invite
bite
satellite
cite
polite
impolite
unite
reunite
appetite
kite
parasite
excite
respite
rewrite
recite
finite
ignite
spite
campsite
incite
transvestite
cellulite
socialite
“-ite” short vowel sound “it”
opposite
definite
definitely
indefinite
indefinitely
granite
infinite
prerequisite
exquisite
requisite
hypocrite
favourite
(favorite – American)

definite and definitely are tricky but important spellings
definite =
de + finite = definite or
de + fin + ite = deinite

definitely
de + finite + ly  = definitely
de + fin + ite + ly = definitely

 “-ite” long “ee” sound
elite
suite
petite  
  

Now write 3 sentences with as many of these words in the sentences as you can.
I’m definitely writing about how this is my favourite campsite despite the impolite manager.

Now do this exercise

-ite?

Type in the right word from the list above