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Even with modern computer spell checking, it's important for everybody to know how to spell words correctly. This book is designed to help students, businesspeople, and everybody else master the art of spelling. It examines reasons why we misspell, offers tips for improvement, presents basic spelling rules, suggests memory devices, and advises on acquiring the habit of using a good dictionary. Also included are lists of homonyms and homophones and frequently misspelled words. Hundreds of quick-check exercises are designed to improve every reader's spelling. Barron's E-Z Series books are updated, and re-formatted editions of Barron's older and perennially popular Easy Way books. Titles in the new E-Z Series feature extensive two-color treatment, a fresh, modern typeface, and more graphic material than ever. All are self-teaching manuals that cover a wide variety of practical and academic subjects, written on levels that range from senior high school to college-101 standards.
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.
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