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Chapter 27. Spelling Ace > Spelling Bee - Pg. 309

Spelling Ace 309 Even though there's little evidence to suggest that spelling aptitude has anything to do with intelli- gence, people are nonetheless judged on their ability to spell. Even one little misspelled word can destroy the effect of an entire document--especially if it's a resumé, cover letter, or personal note. For this reason, it's well worth the time to learn to spell correctly. That's what this chapter is all about. Spelling Bee How good a speller are you? Take the following spelling test to see which words present the most problems for you. In each of the following groups of words, only one word is misspelled. Find the misspelled word, spell it correctly, and write your answer in the space provided. Then you can make the most of your study time by focusing your attention on the words you have the most difficulty spelling. _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. argueing knives achieve piece succeed ceiling monotonous eigth Arctic Febrary fourty symptom supoena scissors shepherd autumn pneumonia bankrupcy Caribbean meteor biscut buoy baggy shepherd cheif siege intercede deciet superintendent surprise diamond schedule library pronunciation ascertain diaphragm amond condemn ptomaine mortgage hideous Mediterranen brooch Connecticut