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Common Spelling errors in English

A page full of the most commonly misspelled words in English. Also some good links to other spelling topics. A quick resource

http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~brians/errors/errors.html

Mag's Word Finder

Ever wondered how many words you could make out of the letters in your name? Choose a dictionary, type in a word or phrase, and fire away! There is also a list of other word games on the web

http://it.ncsa.uiuc.edu/~mag/cgi-bin/findwords/


Spelling Rules

Spelling rules are there. The site will not win any awards for visual design, but it has the most common rules.

http://server.riverdale.k12.or.us/~bblack/spelrul.htm

Vocabulary in context sites

Many people believe, myself included, that vocabulary is best learned in context. With this idea in mind, I'd like to offer this ever expanding vocabulary resource, placing vocabulary in contextual areas and presented in a quiz format. You will also find vocabulary reference tools and guides.

http://esl.miningco.com/education/esl/blvocab.htm

WordNet 1.6 Vocabulary Helper

Enter a word and let the search engine explore the multiple variations of that word.

http://www.notredame.ac.jp/cgi-bin/wn

 

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