Spelling Test 6
Spotting a Spelling 'Accent
'

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Just as you can tell where people come from in the world from their speech, so you can recognise what first languages people speak from their spelling mistakes in English. Answers at end.

1. essenciall  
Spanish   Chinese    Arabic   Japanese   English 

2. moring       
Spanish   Chinese    Arabic   Japanese   English 

3. aquir     
Spanish   Chinese    Arabic   Japanese   English 

4. advocado   
Spanish   Chinese    Arabic   Japanese   English    

5. tel (tell)    
Spanish   Chinese    Arabic   Japanese   English 

6. maximam    
Spanish   Chinese    Arabic   Japanese   English   

7. pronounciation 
Spanish   Chinese    Arabic   Japanese   English      

8. grobal (global)  
Spanish   Chinese    Arabic   Japanese   English     

9. pyschology  
Spanish   Chinese    Arabic   Japanese   English    

10. Engilish    
Spanish   Chinese    Arabic   Japanese   English   

11. recongnised      
Spanish   Chinese    Arabic   Japanese   English 

12. dictionarys  
Spanish   Chinese    Arabic   Japanese   English     

13. reseption    
Spanish   Chinese    Arabic   Japanese   English    

14. tryed     
Spanish   Chinese    Arabic   Japanese   English 

15. snorring   
Spanish   Chinese    Arabic   Japanese   English  

16. ram (lamb)   
Spanish   Chinese    Arabic   Japanese   English     

17. refletion     
Spanish   Chinese    Arabic   Japanese   English  

18. youngesters       
Spanish   Chinese    Arabic   Japanese   English 

19. syllubus     
Spanish   Chinese    Arabic   Japanese   English  

20. definetely      
Spanish   Chinese    Arabic   Japanese   English 

Answers

Spanish; definetely, essenciall, refletion, pronounciation Chinese: aquir, moring, tryed, snorring

Arabic: recongnised, reseption, tel, youngesters

Japanese: Engilish, grobal, maximam, ram (lamb)

Native speakers: advocado, dictionarys, pyschology, syllubus

 

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