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Express Review Guides: Spellingby LearningExpress Editors
Even today, in the age of texting shortcuts and spell-check dependence, good spelling skills are essential-on important tests, at work, or in life. Express Review Guides: Spelling puts you on the smart and speedy path to spelling like a pro, with hundreds of activities, brainstorming ideas, notes, trivia, key definitions, and tips for avoiding spelling pitfalls. Whether you're looking for a quick review or in-depth practice, Express Review Guides: Spelling provides insights into: Smart strategies toward becoming a star speller Homonyms and other commonly confused words The basic building blocks of words-roots, prefixes, and suffixes The long and the short of the 5 (sometimes 6) main vowels and how they fit into words Consonants and their many combinations The rules for turning singular nouns into plural nouns Verb-subject agreement, a.k.a. conjugation Along with the 201 most commonly misspelled words and important new words added to the book also includes: Fuel for Thought: Critical information and definitions Practice Lap: Quick practice exercises and activities to let you test your knowledge Inside Track: Tips for reducing your study and practice time - without sacrificing accuracy Caution!: Spelling pitfalls to be on the lookout for Pace Yourself: Extra activities for added practice What's more, Express Review Guides: Spelling offers invaluable diagnostic testing, with a pretest that measures beginning levels of knowledge and a post-test that shows areas that have improved and areas that may still need work.
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