English spelling (Tip of the Week 9)


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English can be a difficult language to spell because we don’t often write the words as we hear them. Here is PS Sprachenservice’s list of 40 often misspelt words.

Try Nick Ponter’s Tip of the Week and see if you can spell them!  Practice on our E-Learning site:

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address – Adresse

pallet – Palette

height – Höhe

necessary – notwendig

Tuesday – Dienstag

Thursday – Donnerstag

weigh – wiegen

weight – Gewicht

brake – bremsen

break – kaputt machen

width – Breite

length – Länge

February – Februar

embarrassing – peinlich

foreigner – Ausländer

grateful – dankbar

tomorrow – morgen

misspell – falsch schreiben

personal – persönlich

personnel – Personal

pronunciation – Aussprache

receive – bekommen

receipt – Quittung

recipe – Kochrezept

separate – getrennt

their – ihr/ihre

there – dort

they’re – sie sind

until – bis

already – schon

weather – Wetter

whether – ob

which – welche

witch – Hexe

through – durch

though – allerdings

thorough – gründlich

thought – Gedanke

tough – robust

calendar – Kalender