College Spelling Skills
From the Back Cover: College Spelling Skills provides easy-to-understand explanations and dozens of exercises that teach the following essential spelling skills: -- Using a few spelling rules to spell hundreds of words correctly -- How to spell consonant and vowel sounds in words -- How to avoid spelling errors caused by faulty pronunciation -- How to proofread to correct spelling errors -- How to learn the correct spelling of any word -- How to locate the correct spelling of words in a dictionary -- How to use the apostrophe and hyphen -- How to capitalize and abbreviate words -- Complete answer keys for all exercises are provided at the end of the book. The instructor's manual includes teaching suggestions and answer sheets for chapter pre- and post-tests; large perforated page format for easy duplication.
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Key to Common Spellings
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