Indeed, making mistakes like spelling “receive” as “recieve” in a work email are pretty embarrassing. But they happen to the best of us and the good news is that researchers haven’t found a link between being a bad speller and a lack of intelligence, which means you can improve your spelling skills. Here are three tips to becoming a better speller in your everyday life.
1) Nail the 100 Most Commonly Used Words: The good thing about the English language is that while we have hundreds of thousands of words, the 100 most commonly used ones are pretty easy. So easy, in fact, that most kids usually master them by the time they leave first grade. If you need to brush up on spelling words like “be” (and we kinda hope you don’t), here’s a helpful tutorial.
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