Easy Ways to Improve Your Spelling

Struggling with your spelling?

Here’s some easy ways to improve:


Image via Wikipedia

  • Decide what kind of thinker you are?

Think about what you remember easily. Numbers? Images? Sounds? I’ve noticed that a lot of people want to spell words how they sound. If this is you then try reading the word out and memorize each section of the word.

I.e. Great (sounds like gr8) but is spelled as gre+at

  • Split large words into smaller words.

Just like in the example above you can memorize long words by their shorter counterparts.

I.e CUPBOARD split up into Cup + bo + ar + d or CUP + BOARD.

        Longer words like `PHENOMENON’ can be split as PHE + NOM + E + NON

  • Try to spell it right from the beginning.

This sounds obvious but spelling is a habit. Every time we come across a word and spell it wrong, find out the right way and correct yourself. Spelling improves by learning from our errors. Double-check any words your aren’t sure of.

  • Don’t be too hard on yourself.

Even good spellers get it wrong sometimes. The more you practise spelling words right, the better your spelling gets.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.