Words Commonly Misspelled

Words Commonly Misspelled

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Over 23 Different Topics.
Around 1200 Questions.

Spelling is one of the fundamental facts in English language. A slight misspelling for instance incest for insect is a fertile source of error that twists the meaning intended. The word insect means any of a group of small vertebrate animals with the body divided into three parts namely head, thorax and abdomen with three pairs of legs, and usually two pairs of wings. The word incest means crime of sexual intercourse between persons so closely related that their marriage is prohibited by law.

Many words such as council, counsel; accept, except pose problems. They are either frequently confused or commonly mis-spelt because they are nearly alike in spelling or pronunciation.

Moreover there isn’t any hard and fast rule for spelling or making up a word. Colonel is a good example of a spelling that has survived a change of pronunciation. The word from the French had two parallel forms, colonel, coronel, each pronounced in three syllables. For 150 years the word has been pronounced (kernel) from the coronel form, but spelling has kept colonel.

The pleural of ‘house’ is houses, but that of ‘mouse’ is mice. Such are the difficulties confronted by an average student. No matter what you are and what you do; precision is of paramount importance when it comes to writing good English. The way each of us uses our words determines to some degree how others rate us. The “Words Commonly Misspelled” application will certainly aid you in learning which is the correct spelling as well as preparing for the spelling bee.

You can study the Commonly Misspelled Words by topic. All questions are sorted by topic.

In mixed test questions are presented randomly from all the topics.

A summary of the practice test is presented at the end of each test. It shows you the time you took, the score, which questions you answered correctly and where you were wrong. And yes, you can E-MAIL the results.

The app records your progress as you start giving practice tests.
It shows you a beautiful pie chart so that you can track your weak areas and give more focus on them.

The slick user interface allows you to choose from possible answers.
You don’t need to press too many buttons or encounter any alert messages.
The app is very interactive and needs minimum user input Innovative use of iPhone’s small screen real estate.
Shake your iPhone/iPod/iPad to skip a question.

• Over 23 Different Topics to choose from.
• Over 1200 Test Questions.
• Choose number of questions you would like in each test.
• E-mail yourself the test results and track your progress.
• Choose your own timer settings.
• Shake your iPhone/iPod/iPad to skip a question.
• Cool sound effects. (You can turn them off if desired.)
• Special algorithm that randomizes questions every time you take a test.

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