Produce your own dictionary. Doing an academic course you are faced
with new words all the time, which are sometimes long and complicated to
spell or read.
Having your own dictionary makes it easier to look up words
you can not spell as some letters in words are difficult to pronounce,
making it difficult to find them in large dictionaries.
Some text books have a glossary section at the back of the chapter or book
to help you familiarise yourself with the different terminologies
Having a list of words you have problems with helps you to go over
them and learn them.
With the word you have problems spelling, learn to spell it in your own
way. For example, breaking up the word in the way it is pronounced is a
useful was of learning how to spell.
For example: BUS IN ESS, LIB R ARY, LIT HI UM.
Having your own dictionary makes it easier to look up words. Looking
up words that may have the same pronunciation can make it difficult to look
up in a normal dictionary.
Use an electronic spell checker with Thesaurus. These can be
purchased cheaply and are pocket sized to carry around. Some of these
electronic spell checkers also have dictionary definitions included.
You can use the computer spell checker, which can be used to check
Knowing the meaning of words sometimes helps you to remember how to
Extra tutorials may help you learn new techniques to assist you
in your academic studies.
Have your work checked over for spelling errors.