Examples of spelling in a Sentence
The American spelling is “color” while the British spelling is “colour.”
The words “made” and “maid” sound alike but have different spellings.
Recent Examples of spelling from the Web
Weiner's unconventional spelling of the Russian surname reportedly reflects both the pronunciation and how it was spelled up until recently.
Despite the rumors of cursive’s imminent demise, this skill gives students an advantage in reading and spelling, perhaps due to the feedback from writing words as a whole instead of as individual letters through texting or typing.
Hypercorrection happens when a person overapplies the rules of grammar, spelling, or pronunciation.
The author, a scholar of linguistics, revels in the minutiae of spelling, grammar, and usage, and her love of our living, changing language is infectious.
The test, which combines spelling with vocabulary questions, winnows the field from the 452 students who successfully spelled on stage to just 41.
Smith preserves the original spellings, amplifying dozens of voices in a choral arrangement of hope, despair, grief and love.
Hurston returned several times, aiming to write a book about the man–called Kossola, with a variety of spellings, or Cudjo Lewis–but never found an interested publisher.
The two were co-champions at the regional spelling bee sponsored by the Lake County Regional Office of Education at the College of Lake County.
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