Spelling in IELTS

A lesson on why IELTS lays a great deal of significance on spelling.

In the listening, reading and writing (obviously not speaking) skills of IELTS one of the areas where candidates lose marks is spelling. Listen to this 2-minute podcast to learn how to improve in it.

 

Today’s topic: Spelling ( Common Mistakes )

One of the most common errors that make you lose lots of marks in IELTS exam is misspelling, not only in writing, but also in listening and reading! This means that even if you have the right answer but you miss one letter in that word, you’ll lose the whole one mark for that.

So, today we’re going to introduce to you some commonly misspelled words in English. Now, here’s a quiz! Get a piece of paper and write these words down. Can you spell them correctly?

laboratory

anniversary

conqueror

irrelevant

temperature

conscience

courtesy

guidance

dilemma

guarantee

burglar

column

carriage

receipt

tobacco

accommodate

paralysis

accessible

approximate

calendar

 

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Spelling in IELTS

About the Author

About the Author

CEO and Co-founder of Juice Academy

Mehdi Safavi is a Cambridge certified English teacher (CELTA Grade A), IDP-trained IELTS expert, Sussex Downs College TESOL with 17+ years of teaching & teacher training experience. More about him →

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