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Spelling Rule-13: Use of /ch/

Spelling Rule-13: Use of /CH/

As earlier discussed, /K/ needs back support (Spelling Rule-12.2). Similarly, /CH/ needs back support.

two vowels + ch

consonant + ch

Spelling Rule 13.1: If the final ‘ch’ sound comes after two letter vowel, the ending
is -ch.

vowel + vowel + ch


beach, teach, crouch, touch, speech

Spelling Rule 13.2: If the final ‘ch’ sound comes after a consonant, the ending
is -ch.

consonant + ch


search, church, branch, finch

Spelling Rule 13.3: If the final ‘ch’ sound comes only after a vowel, the ending is -tch. (Silent t comes to support -ch)

consonant + ch


fetch, catch pitch watch dispatch

But, the exceptions are below:

Attach, much, sandwich, which, detach, ostrich, Spinach, enrich, rich, such

Spelling Rules

Spelling Rule- Before You Start: Part-A

Spelling Rule- 1: Syllables

Spelling Rule- 2 : English Words Never end with

Spelling Rule- 3 : “Y” acts as a consonant as well as a vowel

Spelling Rule- 4 : Two sounds of “C”

Spelling Rule- 5 : Two sounds of “G”

Spelling Rule- 6 : Magic-E/Silent-E 

Spelling Rule- 7 : Drop the “e” rule

Spelling Rule-8: The 1:1:1 doubling-up rule

Spelling Rule-9: A E O U  at the end of the Syllable

Spelling Rule-10: The Rabbit rule

Spelling Rule- Before You Start: Part-A

Spelling Rule- 11: The FLOSS/FLSZ rule

Spelling Rule- 12 : Use of C or K to pronounce K

Spelling Rule- 13: Use of /CH/ & /TCH/

Spelling Rule- 14: Use of /Cial/ & /Tial/

Spelling Rule-15: Two vowel’s sounds

Spelling Rule- 16 : Short Vowel Sounds

Spelling Rule- 17 : Long Vowel Sounds

Spelling Rule-18: Vowels in Short Words

Spelling Rule-19: Long Vowels’ Rules and Patterns

Spelling Rule-20: W is the Boss

Silent Letters Rules