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Even in today's era of computer spell checking, it's important for everybody to know how to spell words correctly. For those of us who speak and write in English--with its countless exceptions to spelling rules--that's easier said than done. This book will help students, businesspeople, and everybody else master the art of spelling. The authors examine reasons why we misspell, then offer tips for improvement. Their methods include learning basic spelling rules, developing memory devices, and acquiring the habit of using a good dictionary. The authors explain homonyms and homophones, provide lists of frequently misspelled words, and present hundreds of quick-check exercises designed to improve every reader's spelling.
Here's a book that tells students why they misspell--and how to improve. Includes a 10,000-word ready reference list, help for Spanish-speaking students, tips on hyphens, apostrophes, capitalization and abbreviations, and lists of those troublesome words that stump almost everybody! Includes seven achievement tests, complete answer keys.
IN ONE CLEAR
by Joseph Mersand,
and Kathryn Griffith
Features a 10,000-word Ready-Reference spelling list, alphabetically arranged and divided into syllables Additional lists of hundreds of commonly misspelled words Achievement tests keyed to chapters with all questions answered
Why We Misspell Rules for Spelling How to Become a Good Speller Special Learning Devices Troublesome Words Word Building Advice Computer English as a Second Language Business Terms Mnemonics