Spelling: Unstressed Vowels 4
Each week, Mark excitedly played the lottery.

Spelling: Unstressed Vowels 4

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When spelling some words, you'll come across unstressed vowels when those words are spoken. There are many words in the English language where vowels are unstressed. How many can you think of? These words are tricky to spell purely because they sound so different. Do keep practicing your spelling skills - bad spelling can be seen as a sign of laziness and could cost you a job you really want to get when you leave school.

1.
Which one of the following words has been spelled correctly?
heaven
heavn
heven
hevn
Do you believe in heaven?
2.
Which one of the following words has been spelled correctly?
difference
differance
diffirence
diffarance
Good spelling really makes a difference in your writing
3.
Which one of the following words has been spelled correctly?
lottary
lotery
lottery
lottry
Each week, Mark excitedly played the lottery
4.
Which one of the following words has been spelled correctly?
bowndary
boundary
boundry
boundery
He hit the ball over the boundary
5.
Which one of the following words has been spelled correctly?
famly
family
familee
familey
The family cat was called Egbert
6.
Which one of the following words has been spelled correctly?
secretry
secratary
secretary
secretery
Her secretary took notes
7.
Which one of the following words has been spelled correctly?
categree
catagory
categry
category
The lizard went into the reptile category
8.
Which one of the following words has been spelled correctly?
refarance
referance
refrence
reference
She handed over her reference to the prospective employer
9.
Which one of the following words has been spelled correctly?
smuggeler
smugglur
smuggler
smugglre
The smuggler was exceptional at his job
10.
Which one of the following words has been spelled correctly?
prosperous
prosperus
prosparous
prosperos
The two sisters came from a prosperous family
Author:  Frank Evans

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