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

agaim
egain
aagain
aggain
agin
agayn
agaiin

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

arount
aroound
aruund
aaround
aroundd
arund
arownd
arouund

Details for: big

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

bg
byg
biig

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

cann
cn
ccan
cen
cam

Details for: come

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

coma
coe
kome
ccome
comee
comae

Details for: could

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

coud
cold
couldd
culd
cuold
couled
cowld

Details for: dad

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

daad
dadd
dd
ddad
tad

Details for: did

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

dd
ddid
ded
diid

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

ffirst
firsst
phirst
fist
frst
firsth
firzt

Details for: food

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

fod
phood
foodd
foot

Details for: from

Phrase
Cormac is from Hamilton
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Misspelt versions of: from

frm
fromm
fron
fom
phrom
froom

Details for: good

Phrase
Chocolate tastes good
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Misspelt versions of: good

goood
god
goot

Details for: has

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

haz
hs
hax
haas
hes

Details for: him

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

hm
hin
hhim
himm
hym
hem

Details for: house

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

huose
hhouse
hoouse
housa
huse
houze
howse
housae

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

litttle
littla
lyttle
litle
lithtle
liittle
littlae
lttle

Details for: next

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

naext
naxt
nexd
neext
nexte
net
nest

Details for: night

Phrase
It is dark at night
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Misspelt versions of: night

nighte
niht
nightt
nght
nnight
nighd
nigght
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

nowh
noow
nw
nuw
mow
nou
nnow

Details for: off

Phrase
Please turn the lights off
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Misspelt versions of: off

of
offf
ooff
ophf
uff

Details for: old

Phrase
Cormac is 10 years old
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Misspelt versions of: old

od
oold
uld
olld
olt

Details for: only

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

onnly
omly
ownly
onlyy
onli
onley
unly
oly

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

othher
odher
othar
othaer
othr
otther
oteher
oher

Details for: over

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

oer
oover
oveer
ovar
ovaer
ovr

Details for: people

Phrase
People are strange
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Misspelt versions of: people

peuple
paeople
peeople
pheople
paople
peole
ppeople

Details for: put

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

pput
putt
puut
pt
puth
phut

Details for: ran

Phrase
Cormac ran to school
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Misspelt versions of: ran

rran
rn
ren
ram
raan

Details for: saw

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

sw
zaw
sawh
saww

Details for: school

Phrase
Cormac ran to school
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Misspelt versions of: school

schol
shool
xchool
schooll

Details for: see

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

sae
seee
se
ssee
sea

Details for: started

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

sdarted
stharted
xtarted
stared
ztarted
sterted
startd
staarted

Details for: their

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

theiir
hteir
theeir
theyr
thir
dheir
thheir
teir

Details for: them

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

thm
thaem
thhem
tem
htem

Details for: this

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

tthis
thiz
tis
thix
dhis
thhis
ths
thiss

Details for: time

Phrase
It is time for bed
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Misspelt versions of: time

tme
timme
thime
tyme
tie
tima

Details for: took

Phrase
Cormac took all the chocolate
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Misspelt versions of: took

ttook
tok
tookh
tuok

Details for: two

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

twu
twho
to
twwo
twoo
tewo

Details for: very

Phrase
It is very hot today
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Misspelt versions of: very

vaery
vey
vary
veri
veery

Details for: well

Phrase
Get well soon!
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Misspelt versions of: well

weell
wel
wll
whell
welll

Details for: what

Phrase
What is the time?
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Misspelt versions of: what

wht
whath
wat
whate

Details for: will

Phrase
Will it rain today?
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Misspelt versions of: will

wll
wwill
wiill
wil
well
whill
wyll

Details for: your

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

yor
iour
yoor
yur
yuor
yyour