I before e except after c and in words like


song or rhyme.


Mnemonics are memory devices that help learners recall larger pieces of information, especially in the form of lists like characteristics, steps, stages, parts, phases, etc

Rhymes and songs draw on your auditory memory and may be particularly useful for those who can learn tunes, songs, or poems easily. However, they emphasize rote memory, not understanding. Also, when devising rhymes and songs, don’t spend too much time creating them.

Like in this example, I before e except after c

This is a mnemonic that will reminds spellers that the letter i comes before e and after c. This can be seen in the words “belief” and “lie” all have i before e. Also words like “receive” and “ceiling,” on the other hand, have e before i, following the letter c.

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