Getting the Details Right: Spelling Basics

  • 7 Videos | 20m 32s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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Spelling errors are all too common, and are one of the main culprits behind poor business writing. A wrong letter here, an extra letter there, and your reader may lose confidence in your communication skills and overall competence as a professional. That’s why writing well doesn’t just mean writing persuasively – it also means knowing the rules, as well as the exceptions, of spelling. In this course, you’ll learn how to spell words with prefixes and suffixes, and how to form the plural and possessive forms of words. You’ll also learn general rules on how to spell correctly, as well as some handy tips for better writing in general.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • 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

IN THIS COURSE

  • Playable
    1. 
    Getting the Details Right: Spelling Basics
    33s
    UP NEXT
  • Playable
    2. 
    Prefixes and Suffixes: Changing Meaning and Function
    3m 42s
  • Locked
    3. 
    Spelling Words with Prefixes
    3m 13s
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    4. 
    Spelling Words with Suffixes
    2m 52s
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    5. 
    Getting Plurals Right
    3m 35s
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    6. 
    Creating the Possessive Form
    3m 13s
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    7. 
    Spelling Tricky Words
    3m 25s

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