Spelling US

Use the Spelling US to measure a candidate’s knowledge of spelling in American English.

Description

Use the Spelling US to measure a candidate’s knowledge of spelling in American English.  Before you invest the time and money to train a new employee, test your applicants for skills like:

  • Spelling Abbreviations
  • Plurals
  • Possessives
  • Proper Nouns
  • Terminology
  • Commonly Used Foreign Words
  • Prefixes
  • Suffixes

This test provides the answers you need to make informed hiring and promotion decisions.

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The English Spelling (U.S.) test measures the candidate’s knowledge of spelling in American English. Designed for the proficient linguist, this test covers the following topics: spelling abbreviations, plurals, possessives, proper nouns, terminology (including medical, computer, engineering, and legal), and commonly used foreign words.

Job Family: Technical Writer/Editor/Administrative Assistant/Clerical Worker
Time Allowed: 3 min per question/90 min total
Average Testing Time (minutes): 28
Number of Sittings: One
Designed for Unproctored Environment: Yes
Question Format: Multiple Choice – Computer Adaptive Testing (CAT) technology dynamically adjusts the test to the level of the test taker resulting in shorter test times, increased accuracy and enhanced security.
Product Category: Clerical

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies Measured

  • Spelling Abbreviations
  • Plurals
  • Possessives
  • Proper Nouns
  • Terminology
  • Commonly Used Foreign Words
  • Prefixes
  • Suffixes

Test Topics

Abbreviations

  • Contractions
  • States
  • Weights and Measures

American Spelling of Commonly Used Foreign Words

  • English Origin
  • French Origin
  • Italian Origin
  • Latin Origin
  • Other Origin

Common Errors

  • c vs. s
  • Double Consonants
  • Frequently Confused Words
  • Frequently Misspelled Words
  • g (sound) vs. j (sound)
  • g vs. dg
  • Homophones (triplets)
  • Homophones (twins)
  • ie vs. ei
  • Silent First Letters
  • Unstressed Vowels

Plurals

  • Compound Words
  • s vs. es
  • Utterly Unpredictable
  • With final f
  • With final o
  • With final y

Possessives

  • Plural Nouns
  • Pronouns
  • Proper Names
  • Singular Nouns

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