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Spelling and vocabulary

Learn about how to improve spelling and vocabulary in your writing.

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Welcome to spelling and vocabulary

This guide introduces several tips for improving your spelling and word choice. The guide also provides an overview of some common spelling and vocabulary challenges in academic writing. The individual tips in this guide are useful strategies for both spelling and using words correctly since part of using English vocabulary is learning the meaning, use, and spelling of new words. Likewise, seeing and understanding common patterns in English vocabulary can help with identifying and correcting misspelled words.