Common Spelling Mistakes in IELTS Part 1 (A-E)

Common Spelling Mistakes in IELTS Part 1 (A-E)

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  1. accommodation
    making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances
  2. according
    in agreement with
  3. account
    a record or narrative description of past events
  4. accounting
    a system that gives quantitative information about finances
  5. achievement
    the action of accomplishing something
  6. advertisement
    a public promotion of some product or service
  7. affect
    have an influence upon
  8. afraid
    filled with fear or apprehension
  9. almost
    slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but
  10. ambulance
    a vehicle that takes people to and from hospitals
  11. amount
    how much there is of something that you can quantify
  12. apartment
    a suite of rooms of a house divided into separate dwellings
  13. appearance
    outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
  14. approach
    move towards
  15. aspect
    a characteristic to be considered
  16. attendant
    a person who is present and participates in a meeting
  17. attract
    exert a force on
  18. audience
    a gathering of spectators or listeners at a performance
  19. Australia
    the smallest continent
  20. available
    obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service
  21. awareness
    state of elementary or undifferentiated consciousness
  22. beautiful
    pleasing to the senses
  23. before
    at or in the front
  24. beginning
    the act of starting something
  25. believe
    accept as true; take to be true
  26. beneficial
    promoting or enhancing well-being
  27. benefit
    something that aids or promotes well-being
  28. broken
    physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split
  29. Buddha
    founder of Buddhism; worshipped as a god (c 563-483 BC)
  30. bullying
    the act of intimidating a weaker person to do something
  31. busy
    actively or fully engaged or occupied
  32. capable
    having ability
  33. career
    the particular occupation for which you are trained
  34. caring
    feeling and exhibiting concern and empathy for others
  35. century
    a period of 100 years
  36. change
    become different in some particular way
  37. choice
    the act of selecting
  38. committed
    bound or obligated, as under a pledge to a cause or action
  39. committee
    a special group delegated to consider some matter
  40. communicate
    transfer to another
  41. comparison
    the act of examining resemblances
  42. competition
    the act of contending with others for rewards or resources
  43. concentration
    the spatial property of being crowded together
  44. connected
    joined or linked together
  45. constructive
    tending to improve or promote development
  46. continuously
    at every point
  47. control
    power to direct or determine
  48. convenient
    suited to your comfort or purpose or needs
  49. correct
    free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth
  50. culture
    all the knowledge and values shared by a society
  51. customs
    the government agency that oversees and collects duties on imported goods
  52. degree
    a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series
  53. department
    a specialized division of a large organization
  54. describe
    give a statement representing something
  55. development
    a process in which something passes to a different stage
  56. difference
    the quality of being unlike or dissimilar
  57. different
    unlike in nature, quality, form, or degree
  58. difficult
    requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish
  59. disappear
    become invisible or unnoticeable
  60. disappointment
    dissatisfaction when expectations are not realized
  61. discuss
    to consider or examine in speech or writing
  62. dormitory
    a large sleeping room containing several beds
  63. doubled
    twice as great or many
  64. dramatically
    with respect to dramatic value
  65. due
    that which is deserved or owed
  66. education
    activities that impart knowledge or skill
  67. efficient
    being effective without wasting time, effort, or expense
  68. eliminate
    end, take out, or do away with
  69. endless
    having no known beginning and presumably no end
  70. energetic
    possessing or displaying forceful exertion
  71. energy
    forceful exertion
  72. engineer
    a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve problems
  73. enormous
    extraordinarily large in size or extent or degree
  74. enough
    sufficient for the purpose
  75. environment
    the totality of surrounding conditions
  76. equal
    having the same quantity, value, or measure as another
  77. especially
    to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common
  78. exchange
    the act of changing one thing for another thing
  79. existence
    the state or fact of being
  80. experience
    the content of observation or participation in an event
Created on February 24, 2013 (updated February 24, 2013)

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