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Spell better using 5 effective strategies

By Joyanne James. Writing is now the most popular way to communicate, therefore it is a crucial time to learn to spell better. When you send texts and emails to important people, you don’t want to confuse ‘their’ with ‘there’ and ‘they’re’. How embarrassing is that?

A lot of people find it difficult to spell words that look similar to others so they avoid them when writing. The confusing ‘th’ clan is one culprit with ‘though’, through’, ‘thorough’, ‘thought’, ‘throughout’ and ‘thoroughfare’.

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Stop avoiding spelling difficult words and learn to spell better. You would build your confidence and communicate with people as impressive as you do verbally. Here are 5 effective strategies to help you overcome your shortcomings and make you spell better fast.

5 effective strategies to spell better

1. Read a book a week

Read an entire novel each week and you would spell better in no time. Authors are very expressive in writing and they paint pictures in words for you to see exactly what is happening. You learn how to spell words and use expressions that describe scenes in the past, present and future.

Your vocabulary becomes extensive as you are expose to impressive ways to communicate your emotions in writing. After reading 4 novels at the end of one month, you would definitely spell better than before.

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2. Learn word lists

Learning word lists is a popular strategy used in modern schools to help children to spell better fast. Word lists are grouped either as sight words, high frequency words, word families, rimes or words that rhyme.

In a word list with rimes, you can see that ‘tough’, ‘though’, ‘thought’ and ‘through’ all have -ough in them but sound differently in each word. Another word list with rimes can also show that ‘paid’ and ‘said’ have the exact look but sound differently. Learn more about sounds and letters here and spell better with the word lists offered.

3. Write stories and poems

Why get the practice you need in writing only when you are prompted to send a text or email? Start writing or typing your very own story or poem now to spell better fast. Being creative is an effective way of learning to express yourself in writing long before it is exposed to other people.

Think of an actual incident that happened in your past, one that is occurring in the present, or one that you wish could happen in the future. Write in detail from the beginning describing all the characters and scenes as you imagine them. Research the spelling of words you are not sure about and use spell check to help edit the text. You would spell better before you know it.

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4. Play word games

The internet is flooded with word games that claim to help keep your brain active and make you spell better. Well, it’s true, playing word games on your phone every chance you get keeps you alert.

There are so many options that you have to be careful. If you need a wider vocabulary, then choosing games that expose you to new and impressive words is fine. However, if your goal is simply to spell better, then choose games that allow you to spell everyday words to complete puzzles.

5. Scan a dictionary

The strategy of learning to spell words in a dictionary from cover to cover is usually practised by Spelling Bee geniuses. This requires you to dedicate time and effort of each day reading the words and their meanings that start with ‘a’ through ‘z’.

If scanning a dictionary sounds like a fun way to learn to spell better, you can make a plan to cover each letter of the alphabet in one week. At the end of 26 weeks, which is 6 months, you would spell better than you do at this point in your life.

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These are 5 effective ways to improve your spelling fast. You can read a novel each week and become very expressive, learn word lists and master the spelling of confusing words, write your own stories and poems and use a lot of spell check, play word games daily and keep your brain active, and learn the words in the dictionary like a scholar. The best move you can make to spell better is to pick a strategy and get started now.


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