Spelling course contents

This English spelling course contains hundreds of pages of online teaching across 36 units. It teaches all of the English spelling rules including 'rule breakers' and homophones. The spelling course also gives structured access to thousands of spelling and vocabulary lists which are linked to learning activities, interactive tests and games. Click on the + symbol to view the units contents.

Six units are FREE for you to try TODAY!

Basic level

1. Spelling: The basic 'Building Bricks' of the English language - FREE +

2. Spelling the consonant sounds, Part 1 - FREE +

13. Spelling the sound /oo/ - FREE +

13 Homophones. Beat the Spellchecker: Course unit 13 - FREE +

Intermediate level

21. Spelling the ie and ei words 'i before e except after c' - FREE +

21 Homophones. Beat the Spellchecker: Unit 21 - FREE +

All other units are available when you join us:

Basic level

3. Spelling the consonant sounds, Part 2 +

4. Spelling the consonant digraphs, Part 1 +

5. Spelling the consonant digraphs, Part 2 +

2-5 Homophones. Beat the Spellchecker: Course units 2 - 5 +

6. Spelling the short vowel sounds +

6 Homophones. Beat the Spellchecker: Course unit 6 +

7. Spelling the long vowel sounds +

7 Homophones. Beat the Spellchecker: Course unit 7 +

8: Syllables: vowel and consonant patterns +

9. The Spelling Rules for Adding Suffixes - +

10. Spelling the sound /ar/+

11. Spelling the sound /er/ +

12. Spelling the sound /air/ +

10-12 Homophones. Beat the Spellchecker: Course units 10, 11 and 12+

14. Spelling the sound /or/ +

14 Homophones. Beat the Spellchecker: Unit 14 +

15. Spelling the sound /ou/ +

16. Spelling choices for /oi/ sound: oi, oy - +


Intermediate level

17. ough and augh words - +

15-17 Homophones. Beat the Spellchecker: Units 15 and 17 +

18. Common words with odd spellings+

19. The soft g sound: ge gi gy words+

20. The soft c sound: ce ci cy words+

20 Homophones. Beat the Spellchecker: Unit 20+

22. Words with silent letters+

22 Homophones. Beat the Spellchecker: Unit 21+

23. Prefixes: when letters - +

24. Spelling the 'schwa' sound - the neutral vowel+


Advanced level

25. Spelling the schwa ending: er ar or our re a+

26. Spelling the endings -le -al -el+

25-26 Homophones. Beat the Spellchecker: Units 25 and 26 +

27. Spelling the endings -able and -ible+

28. Word endings: -tion, - +

29. Word ending: -ous - +

30. Spelling the endings -cial -tial -cious -tious+

31. Spelling the endings -ture -ain -ine+

32. Spelling the endings -et -ot -ate -ite+

33. Spelling the endings -ant -ent -ance -ence+

30-33 Homophones. Beat the Spellchecker: Units 30, 32 and 33+

34. Adding suffixes to longer - +

35. A brief history of English spellings. - +

36. British and American English spelling differences +

37. Useful links - FREE +

You can also access many of our course word lists, user created word lists and word games for free

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Additional teaching content:

How to learn homophones

Learning tips, how to improve your spelling

How to learn individual words

How to learn groups of similar words

A glossary of spelling terms

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