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A common error among language learners and even some native speakers of any language is the misspelling of certain words. English is no exception. In fact, it is subject to more errors than other languages.
 
A common error among language learners and even some native speakers of any language is the misspelling of certain words. English is no exception. In fact, it is subject to more errors than other languages.
  

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Frequently Misspelt Words in English

A common error among language learners and even some native speakers of any language is the misspelling of certain words. English is no exception. In fact, it is subject to more errors than other languages.

Why? Obviously, this is due to the extensive influence other languages have had on English language through the years. Military regimes, Native Americans, immigration, and countless others have gone a long way to influence English as we know it. As a result, some words are actually alien, therefore peculiarities in their spellings. All the same, reasons for misspelling words vary.

In this lesson, some frequently misspelled English words will be corrected with a brief not on the probable causes for the errors where necessary.

Correct Spelling Wrong Spelling Probable Cause of Misspelling
Accommodate Accomodate various
Argument Arguement Mistake because of the root word ‘argue’.
Clarify Clearify Mistake because of the root word ‘clear’.
Colossal Collosal various
Continuously Continiously Confusion with the rule for words ending in ‘ious’ 
Enmity Enimity Mispronunciation
Expatiate Expantiate Mispronunciation
Forty Fourty Mistake because of the root word ‘four’.
Grammar Grammer Mispronunciation
Grievous Grievious Mispronunciation
Guidance Guidiance Mistake because of the root word ‘guide’.
Mischievous Mischievious Confusion with the rule for words ending in ‘ious’
Occasion Occassion Confusion with the rule for words ending in ‘ssion’
Occurred Occured various
Poem Peom various