The 290 words included in the essentials spelling collection are the words used most often when we write. Together they make up about 75% of most writing, so they are very important. These words have been put in lists according to how often they are used.

Details for: again

Phrase
Cormac ate all the chocolate - again
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Misspelt versions of: again

aain
agaim
agaen
agaain
egain
agaiin
aggain

Details for: an

Phrase
A bird is an animal
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Misspelt versions of: an

Details for: around

Phrase
The chocolate is around here somewhere
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Misspelt versions of: around

arund
aruond
aruund
aroumd
aroond
aroound
arount
eround

Details for: big

Phrase
That is a big bar of chocolate
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Misspelt versions of: big

beg
bbig
bg

Details for: by

Phrase
The chocolate is by the cake
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Misspelt versions of: by

Details for: can

Phrase
Can you please turn off the lights
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Misspelt versions of: can

kan
cn
ccan
cann

Details for: come

Phrase
Cormac wants Connor to come for a play
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Misspelt versions of: come

coome
kome
coe
cme
coma
comae

Details for: could

Phrase
Cormac could eat a whole bar of chocolate
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Misspelt versions of: could

coulld
cuold
couled
cowld
kould
couldd
cuuld
coold

Details for: dad

Phrase
Cormac gave some cake to his dad
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Misspelt versions of: dad

dd
ddad
tad
dadd

Details for: did

Phrase
Did you eat all the chocolate?
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Misspelt versions of: did

dd
didd
ded
dyd
ddid

Details for: do

Phrase
Can you do the dishes please
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Misspelt versions of: do

Details for: first

Phrase
Cormac was first to school
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Misspelt versions of: first

firrst
firxt
firstt
fist
frst
firste
fyrst
firt

Details for: food

Phrase
Chocolate is a type of food
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Misspelt versions of: food

fod
fouldd
ffood
fuod
foodd
phood

Details for: from

Phrase
Cormac is from Hamilton
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Misspelt versions of: from

froom
fron
frm
fom
phrom
ffrom
fromm

Details for: good

Phrase
Chocolate tastes good
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Misspelt versions of: good

god
goood
gouldd
guod

Details for: has

Phrase
Has anyone seen the dog?
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Misspelt versions of: has

hhas
hs
hax
haas

Details for: him

Phrase
When Connor came to play Cormac gave him some chocolate
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Misspelt versions of: him

hhim
hm
hem
hin

Details for: house

Phrase
Cormac invited Connor to come for a play at his house
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Misspelt versions of: house

hose
housse
houxe
howse
houuse
houe
huse
huose

Details for: if

Phrase
You will get wet if it rains
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Misspelt versions of: if

Details for: little

Phrase
That is a little bar of chocolate
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Misspelt versions of: little

lyttle
lettle
littal
littla
litle
lidtle
litttle

Details for: next

Phrase
Cormac had the next turn on the computer
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Misspelt versions of: next

nexte
nest
nextt
nxt
naxt
net
neext
nnext

Details for: night

Phrase
It is dark at night
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Misspelt versions of: night

niht
nigth
nighte
nighht
neght
niight
nigt
nighth

Details for: no

Phrase
There is no more chocolate
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Misspelt versions of: no

Details for: now

Phrase
Now it is time for bed
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Misspelt versions of: now

noow
nnow
nowh
nw
mow
noww

Details for: off

Phrase
Please turn the lights off
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Misspelt versions of: off

offf
of
ophf

Details for: old

Phrase
Cormac is 10 years old
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Misspelt versions of: old

olld
olt
oled
oold
od

Details for: only

Phrase
There is only one piece of chocolate left
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Misspelt versions of: only

omly
onley
onlly
ownly
onli
onnly
onlyy

Details for: or

Phrase
Would you like chocolate or cake?
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Misspelt versions of: or

Details for: other

Phrase
Cormac was sick the other day
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Misspelt versions of: other

othar
ohter
oteher
otther
otheer
oher
oter

Details for: over

Phrase
The cow jumped over the moon
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Misspelt versions of: over

oover
oer
ovver
ovr
ovar

Details for: people

Phrase
People are strange
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Misspelt versions of: people

peope
pheople
paeople
peuple
peeople
paople
peoplee

Details for: put

Phrase
Put the dishes in the dishwasher
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Misspelt versions of: put

puth
putt
pt
pute
pud
pot

Details for: ran

Phrase
Cormac ran to school
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Misspelt versions of: ran

rn
rann

Details for: saw

Phrase
Cormac saw Connor eat the chocolate
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Misspelt versions of: saw

sawh
zaw
sw
saaw

Details for: school

Phrase
Cormac ran to school
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Misspelt versions of: school

skhool
schol
shool
schoool
schoole

Details for: see

Phrase
I see it is sunny outside
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Misspelt versions of: see

se
zee
sea
seee

Details for: started

Phrase
Cormac started to tidy his room
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Misspelt versions of: started

strted
ztarted
startedd
starrted
sterted
startd
startaed
xtarted

Details for: their

Phrase
Connor and Cormac liked to share their chocolate
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Misspelt versions of: their

teheir
thir
thaeir
theirr
theeir
ther
theyr
theer

Details for: them

Phrase
Cormac says 'Hello' to his friends when he sees them
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Misspelt versions of: them

tem
themm
tehem
thm
thhem

Details for: this

Phrase
This is a bar of chocolate
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Misspelt versions of: this

tis
dhis
thhis
tthis
ths
tehis
thys

Details for: time

Phrase
It is time for bed
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Misspelt versions of: time

timee
tme
tima
ttime
tyme
tiime
timme

Details for: took

Phrase
Cormac took all the chocolate
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Misspelt versions of: took

tookk
toook
tuok
tok
tookh
thook
tooc

Details for: two

Phrase
There are two pieces of chocolate left
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Misspelt versions of: two

twho
to
tewo
thwo

Details for: very

Phrase
It is very hot today
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Misspelt versions of: very

veery
vary
vey
verry
vry
vaery

Details for: well

Phrase
Get well soon!
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Misspelt versions of: well

waell
wel
wll
whell
welel

Details for: what

Phrase
What is the time?
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Misspelt versions of: what

wht
whath
whhat
whad
whaat
wat
whet

Details for: will

Phrase
Will it rain today?
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Misspelt versions of: will

wll
wwill
willl
wil

Details for: your

Phrase
Cormac ate all of your chocolate!
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Misspelt versions of: your

yyour
yur
yuur
yor
iour