When should you pronounce the letter "c" hard like "k"? And when should you pronounce "c" soft like "s"? Also, when do you spell words with "ck" at the end and when do you spell words with just a "c" at the end? Find out here.

Published in Spelling Tutorials

Have you ever noticed patterns in the way English words are spelt? Words ending in the letters f, s, and l, tend to follow a pattern (though there are always exceptions). In this spelling tutorial, we list some spelling rules for words that end in f, s, and l.

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By popular demand, here is another list of real-life English bloopers, made by students, lawyers, and others. If you like this list of bloopers, then you may also like our other lists of misused words and phrases. Enjoy!

Published in Writing

In Part 1 of the Hardest Words Word Lists, we presented you with a top 200 of hard words to spell. But you knew there were more than a mere 200 tough words, didn't you? Here are some more to learn how to spell!

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Saturday, 07 May 2011 10:33

Improve Your Spelling With Mnemonics

Improve your spelling with mnemonics. A mnemonic is a technique for improving your memory. The best mnemonic is the mnemonic you invent yourself. Here are some mnemonics I have used to help me remember how to spell some commonly misspelt words.

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Thursday, 28 April 2011 21:52

Improve Your Spelling: Double Letters

One area that trips people up a lot with spelling is double letters. Some words have them, some words don't, and it's not often obvious from the way they're pronounced! Here is our list of the most commonly confused offenders.

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Wednesday, 13 April 2011 02:39

Common English Errors: Breath and Breathe

It's amazing what one little letter – an "e" in this case – can do to a word. Breath and breathe are often misused, but they have quite different meanings.

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