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Word of the Week

Lightning (noun)

Meaning –the occurrence of a natural electrical discharge of very short duration and high voltage between a cloud and the ground or within a cloud, accompanied by a bright flash and typically also thunder.

Example of using it in a sentence: "There was a tremendous flash of lightning just before the rain started.”

It also meaning when used as an adjective –very quick

Example of using it in a sentence: "He runs like lightning.”

Spelling Tip – when we say this word we can hear the first suffix and it sounds like it should be ‘-en’ followed by the ‘-ing’ as in ‘strengthening’ but don’t be fooled there is no ‘e’

L + ight + n + ing

Use the word as many times throughout the week as you can. This can be verbally, in your written work or listen out for other people using it.

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