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Getting the Details Right: Spelling Basics


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Target Audience
Prerequisites
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Overview/Description
Spelling errors are all too common. A wrong letter here, an extra letter there, and your reader loses faith. Knowing the rules, as well as the exceptions, when it comes to details like spelling can help you write clearly without errors. This course explains how to spell words with prefixes and suffixes, and how to form the plural and possessive forms of words. It also covers general rules on how to spell correctly and presents tips to help you become a better speller.

Target Audience
Anyone who wants to refresh or refine their basic business grammar skills for any kind of business writing, from e-mail and memos to reports and presentations

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Getting the Details Right: Spelling Basics

  • identify the meaning and function of prefixes and suffixes in given words
  • recognize the correct way to spell words with prefixes
  • recognize the correct application of spelling rules for words with suffixes
  • recognize the correct plural form of given nouns
  • identify examples of words that follow the rules for forming possessives
  • recognize the correct application of spelling rules for given words
  • recognize the correct way to spell given words
  • Course Number:
    acm_04_a02_bs_enus