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  Weekender 2006 / 7  
Weekender
 

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- Japanese School in London

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- Global English?

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- Spelling

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- Lottery millions

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Spelling

 

Are you a good speller?

For most English speakers there are always one or two words that are hard to spell.

Listen to the programme. Do the spellers make any mistakes?





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Words and phrases in the programme

vital
very important

Example sentence
Is good spelling vital in your work as a secretary?

to take a negative view
to criticise something

Example sentence
My boss takes a negative view of bad spelling.

to go straight in the bin
to be thrown out

Example sentence
If I get post that I don't want, it goes straight in the bin.


Here are the correct spellings of the words in the programme:
rhythm
awkward
business
occasion
accommodation
separately
definitely

Send us your difficult spellings!


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