100 Commonly Misspelled Words - Test Your Skills!
100 Commonly Misspelled Words - Test Your Skills
Are you a good speller? Do you use good grammar? Do you know what an adverb is? An acronym? How many of the Top 100 commonly misspelled words do you misspell most often? See the top 100 list and test your skills. Resource links and funny spelling bee video included.
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Commonly Misspelled Words A-E
(Just remember to "accept" any "table" offered to you and you will spell this word OK)
(Remember, this word is large enough to accommodate both a double C AND a double M)
(It's two words!)
(This word ends on the French suffix -eur, which is the equuivalent of English -er)
(I usually comes before E except after C or when it is pronounced like "a" as "neighbor" and "weigh" or "e" as in "their" and "heir.")
(The last vowel is an A. is word has an E between two A's)
(The verb "change" keeps its E to indicate that the G is soft, not hard)
(It carries a silent E)
(This one won't embarrass you if you remember it is large enough for a double R AND a double S)
(The most common mistake is that people put a T in it (equiptment))
(Remember that this one is -ceed, not -cede.)
(No A! 3 E's)
(No A! 3 E's)
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Commonly Misspelled Words F-L
(Here is one of several words that violate the i-before-e rule)
(It is NOT "great")
(The I before E rule works here)
(O on both sides of the R)
(The apostrophe marks a contraction of "it is." Something that belongs to it is "its.")
(It's "jewel" "ry")
(Another violator of the i-before-e rule)
(2 different letters, 1 S sound.)
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Adverb Quiz. Test Your Skills!
Can you pick out the "Adverbs"?
Test your skills. Pick out the "adverbs" in the following following statements?
Answers are in the Guestbook Section below
1. Slowly and surely the strongest women moved the huge rock.
2. This Burgundy is greatly superior to the claret.
3. Stand here and don't move.
4. I wish I were a mile away.
5. The photo is slightly crooked.
6. My feelings for him were very tender.
Commonly Misspelled Words M-Z
(Four of the five vowels in English are in this word)
(What is more embarrassing than to misspell misspell. Just remember that it is mis + spell)
(The word "neighbor" breaks the I before E rule and invokes the silent GH. The British spelling is neighbour)
(I before E rule)
(The SK is spelled as in "school")
(The A's are in the middle of the E's)
(Remember that the E is used in both syllables)
(They're all pronounced the same but spelled differently. Possessive is "their" and the contraction of "they are" is "they're." Everywhere else, it is "there.")
(Don't omit the F in your pronunciation AND spelling of this word)
(Spell this word with two U's and not like "volume")
(Doesn't folllow I before E rule. Isn't that weird.)
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Answers to "Adverb Quiz"
1. Slowly AND Surely 2. Greatly 3. Here 4. Away 5. slightly 6. Very