Ceilling. Beleive. Scissers. Do you have trouble spelling everyday words? Is your spell check on overdrive? Well, this easy-to-use dictionary is just what you need Organized with speed and convenience in mind, it gives you instant access to the correct spellings of more than 12,500 words. Also provided are quick tips and memory tricks, like:
Help yourself get the spelling of their right by thinking of the phrase ?their heirlooms.?
Most words ending in a ?seed? sound are spelled ?-cede? or ?-ceed, ? but one word ends in ?-sede.? You could say the rule for spelling this word supersedes the other rules.
No matter what you're working on, you can be confident that your good writing won't be marred by bad spelling. This book takes away the guesswork and helps you make a good impression.
About the Author
David Hatcher, MA has taught communication skills for three universities and more than twenty government and private-industry clients. He has written and co-written several books on writing, vocabulary, proofreading, editing, and related subjects.
Jane Mallison, MA teaches at Trinity School in New York City. The author or coauthor of several books, she worked for many years with the writing section of the SAT test and continues to work with the AP English examination. As a junior high school student, she was the runner-up in her school's annual spelling bee, done in by the word ?souvenir.?