Lesson 3 Grammar

Grammar: Basic Spelling Rules

Basic Spelling Rules
These will assist you in eliminating many mistakes.

The girl is ......

beautiful.

Yes, you must come ...

too

My shoelaces are ......

loose

I ...... a refund for the broken TV.

received

Chips are made from ....

potatoes

In the .... there is not much water.

desert

There are many .....

babies

He is a very ..... businessman.

successful

Do you have any .... ?

hobbies

Do not ....... the watch. It is very expensive.

lose

You can buy pens and paper in the ...... shop.

stationery

There will be strawberry icecream for.....

dessert

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4. My shoelaces are ......

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5. I ...... a refund for the broken TV.

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6. Do not ....... the watch. It is very expensive.

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7. Yes, you must come ...

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8. There will be strawberry icecream for.....

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9. Do you have any .... ?

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10. You can buy pens and paper in the ...... shop.

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11. The girl is ......

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12. He is a very ..... businessman.

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Some basic spelling rules and tips © GFH Schmittinger2012
Nouns Examples 1. to make plurals, we add s bed/beds; cat/cats; 2. if a noun ends on -ch, -o, sh, -ss, -x, we add es table/tables, potato/potatoes; church/churches; 3. if a noun ends in a consonant and -y, baby/babies, hobby/hobbies the y is changed to ies
Note: In German :Hobbys 4 some plurals are irregular or don’t change. man/men
Adjectives Examples
two/to/too Two is one plus one. / Come to me. / Yes, you too. I/eye I have a tear in my eye.
Common spelling mistakes
Correct NOT successful succesfull beautiful beautifull receive recieve
Similar but different Examples loose/lose Your shoelaces are loose. / Don’t lose your money! desert/dessert In the desert there is no rain. / After the meal we got dessert. stationary/stationery The train is stationary. (not moving) / Pens and paper are stationery. personal/personnel That is a personal question and is none of your business. / The personnel work at the company

Have a look at some basic spelling rules.
Knowing these might help zou to eliminate lots of mistakes.

Have a look at these basic spelling rules and tips.
Knowing them might assist you in avaiding many mistakes.

Have look at these basic spelling rules and tips.
Knowing them will assist you in avoiding mand mistakes.
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Have a look at these spelling rules.
They will assist you to eliminate many mistakes,