Practice typing words in pairs in order to know the difference between words that look alike or sound alike. For example take a look at meter and metre. If the wrong word is chosen it will change the meaning of the sentence and this can be embarrassing to you the typist and the recipient of the document; not forgetting the reputation of your Company. I am sure that you will always want your Company to be well spoken of at all times.
To make the right choice of words use a dictionary. It can be your lifeline. It should never be far away from you. Looking up the meaning of the words will help you to make the right decision.
Listed below you can practice typing words in pairs that can sometimes confuse you as to which is the right one to choose.
to receive, to believe, to take responsibility
to exclude, to leave out
opinion given or offered
to give an opinion, to recommend
twice a year
every two years
to test for accuracy
a bank draft or bill
that which completes
unbroken, without stopping
someone who depends on another
depending on, subordinate to
fit to be chosen
incapable of being read
particular, beyond the usual
to use up, to spend money
to extract, to draw out
instrument for recording, measuring
verse, rhythm, unit of length
one's own, private, individual
staff or employees of a company
to put into action
first in rank or importance, sum of
standing in one place
You can also click the link below to make sure your words are spelt correctly before printing.
When in doubt you should always look up the word. When more than one meaning is given for a word take care to select the meaning which fits the sense.