Spelling Rules Refresher
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Spelling Rules Refresher

Boost your writing skills with this fun, practical review of American spelling rules.
4.3 (52 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
512 students enrolled
Created by Ashan R. Hampton
Last updated 6/2020
English
Current price: $37.99 Original price: $54.99 Discount: 31% off
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 10 articles
  • 18 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Learn essential American spelling rules
  • Learn tips to improve your spelling
  • Learn to decipher homophones/ homonyms
  • Learn to correct commonly misspelled words
  • Explore American Vs. British Spellings
  • Practice your skills through exercises and quizzes
Requirements
  • Good command of the English language
  • Good reading skills
Description

How confident are you in your ability to spell correctly? Are those simple proofreading errors or troublesome misspellings? How many spelling rules can you recall?  Do not allow language weaknesses to compromise your personal or professional message on social media, in the classroom or in the workplace. Correct spelling still matters!

In this class, "Spelling Rules Refresher," learn basic American spelling rules and how they apply to developing good grammar skills. The video lectures and spelling exercises provide clear, practical instruction on how to spell effectively.  Regardless of your skill level, everyone can benefit from a refresher on spelling rules for personal and professional development. Perfect for ESL and English as second language students.

Join the course and boost your writing skills!

Who this course is for:
  • Students
  • Teachers
  • ESL Students
  • Non-native English speakers
  • Everyone with a desire for personal enrichment or an immediate need for professional development.
Course content
Expand all 33 lectures 01:42:53
+ Spelling Tips
3 lectures 02:40

10 tips to improve your spelling.

Preview 02:40
Why Not Spellchecker?
00:00
200 Misspelled Words
4 pages

Let's get warmed up with a spelling exercise!

Spelling Quiz
9 questions

Can you spot the correctly spelled word?

Quiz: Misspellings
23 questions
+ Spelling Rule #1 (ie/ei)
2 lectures 06:09

Spelling rule one.

Video: Spelling Rule #1
06:09
Slides: Rule #1
7 pages
Rule #1: ie or ei
15 questions
+ Spelling Rule #2: (s/es)
2 lectures 07:10

Spelling rule two.

Video: Spelling Rule #2
07:10
Slides: Rule #2
6 pages

Add -s or -es to the root word. Change -y to -i when necessary.

Rule #2: s or es
10 questions
+ Spelling Rule #3: (doubling/suffixes)
4 lectures 05:30
Video: Spelling Rule #3
05:30
Slides: Rule #3
00:00
Exercise: Rule #3
2 pages
Answers: Rule #3
2 pages
+ Spelling Rule #4: (suffixes)
3 lectures 04:35
Video: Spelling Rule #4
04:35
Slides: Rule #4
7 pages

Includes answer sheet.

Exercise: Rule #4
2 pages
+ Spelling Rule #5: (final -e)
2 lectures 03:13

Spelling rule five.: drop or keep the final -e.

Spelling Rule #5 Video
03:13

Download materials.

Slides: Rule #5
00:00
Quiz: Rule #5
10 questions
+ Spelling Rule #6: (y to i)
3 lectures 04:46

Spelling rule six.

Spelling Rule #6 Video
04:46

Download materials.

Slides: Rule #6
00:00

Answer sheet included.

Exercise: Spelling Rule #6
2 pages
+ Homonyms & Homophones
3 lectures 05:55

Learn the differences between homonyms, homophones and homographs.

Homonyms, Homophones & Homographs
05:55
Slides: Homonyms/Homophones
00:00
Exercise: Homonyms/phones
00:00

Choose the correct word to complete the meaning of the sentence.

Homonyms/Homophones
10 questions
+ American vs. British Spelling
2 lectures 10:24

Brief history lesson on language differences.

American vs. British Spelling Video
10:24

Download materials.

Slides: AE vs. BE
00:00

Test your knowledge of American and British spelling variations.

AE vs. BE
10 questions