NCO Primary Leadership Subjects
Improving Your Spelling, Continued
Learn to spell words by
A long word divided into syllables becomes a number
of pronounceable parts. Dividing words into syllables
will make long words easier to spell and reduce
Keep a list of spelling
Record in a notebook the words you have difficulty
spelling and review them. Writing the word correctly
will help you spell it right the next time, and you will
have the list to use later.
Form a mental picture
Visualize the word and repeat the spelling aloud to help
of the word and spell it
you remember its correct spelling.
Watch for irregular
When you notice an unusual spelling pattern in a word,
pay close attention Write the word, spell it aloud, and
enter it in your spelling notebook.
Learn lists of military
Have someone dictate 15-20 words from the lists in
and civilian frequently
Write the words you miss several times.
Form a mental picture of the word.
Enter the words in your spelling notebook.
Write the words again from dictation.