A spelling bee is a competition in which contestants are asked to spell a broad selection of words, usually with a varying degree of difficulty. The concept is thought to have originated in the United States, and spelling bee events, along with variants, are now also held in some other countries around the world. The first winner of an official spelling bee was Frank Neuhauser, who won the 1st National Spelling Bee (now known as the Scripps National Spelling Bee) in Washington, D.C

Confusing words in English

Let’s continue our journey through the World of alphabets and learn some special set of words.They are 1) Homophones 2) Homonyms 3) Homographs and 4) Heteronyms. 1) HomophonesHomophones are pairs of ....

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Tricky English Spellings

As we all know, there are 26 alphabets in English and the words in English are formed using these alphabets.All of us are introduced to the world of “letters” in our kindergarten. First we are ....

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Spelling Bee Preparation Tips (Part 1)

A few tips to help you along the way in your preparation for the Spelling Bee competition.If you’re here, it most likely means that you are hoping for your name to be spelt out at the biggest stage o....

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Why S-P-E-L-L?

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Lifelines and Spelling Bee

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The Spelling of Success

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