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Study the word list: KS3: Secondary Spelling List 1

A number of secondary schools have identified the following words as common errors among this age group.

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accommodation
That accommodation was the best. *
actually
Although she said she was thirty, she was actually thirty two.
alcohol
He chose to abstain from alcohol.
although
Although I'm sick I'll still go to work.
analyse British English spelling
Can you analyse these results for me?
analysis
He wrote an analysis of the piece of music.
argument
He was the aggressor in the argument.
assessment
The assessment of your work will be continuous.
atmosphere
The earth's atmosphere is one-fifth oxygen.
audible
She spoke so softly that she was barely audible.
audience
The audience ignored the speaker.
autumn
The leaves turn to gold in autumn.
beautiful
There's a beautiful view from my balcony.
beginning
My hair is beginning to go grey.
believe
I can't believe she has married him.
beneath
The tourists stood beneath the arch.
buried
The dead are buried in a cemetery.
business
Development of new business is vital to an economy.
caught
The thief was caught in the act.
chocolate
I love chocolate mousse.

This public word list was created by a Spellzone user: British School Muscat.

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