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Spelling Course

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DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 1

1. During the excursion the compass and battery would not work properly.

2. We will gradually establish a schedule for community entertainment.

3. He informed the university society of the annual budget.

4. She wore an expression of virtue.

5. I saw a sketch of a blouse in her diary.

6. How do you process wood into pulp?

 

DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 2

1. Do not misspell words when you advertise.

2. He was elected to accompany her to the formal dance.

3. Have you applied for the advertising position?

4. They supplied new books for the ones that were ruined.

5. Seize the trapped robbers.

6. She answered that he had replied to her letter.

7. Did they apply to adopt a child?


DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 3

1. After shopping she wrapped and trimmed the wedding gift.

2. He constantly referred to the misspelled words as they occurred in the paper.

3. He was compelled to cease his bad ways before he committed a real crime.

4. She was permitted to submit her shipping project late.

5. Did it occur to you to refer to an atlas?

6. Can you determine how he was convinced to commit the robbery?

7. He submitted his job form to the store manager.

8. Seize the spy and compel him to tell all he knows.

 

DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 4

1. The chairman considered the most accurate explanation to give to the audience.

2. A minister, missionary, and janitor saw the burglar steal the computer.

3. A secretary can spell perfectly with the help of a dictionary.

4. The rebels were compelled to obey the laws.

5. The governor formed his committees at the earliest opportunity.

6. It was a happy situation when the two men became partners.

7. Is he a companion to many seniors?


DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 5

1. The heroic aviator wore a parachute while he took a photograph of the glider.

2. The propeller of the helicopter was found in a pasture of prairie flowers.

3. Compare this verse to a sacred song.

4. The democratic bureau made an apology for the errors in the newspaper column.

5. Drinking alcohol can make you awkward.

6. Does this toboggan resemble mine?

 

DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 6

1. The author gave a beautiful description of the glorious sunrise.

2. Although the immigrant was a skilled worker, he honestly suffered severe poverty.

3. He admitted that the certificate was not genuine.

4. The prospect of happiness is favourably acceptable to everyone in the firm.

5. The appearance of envy will create bad feelings.


DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 7

1. The management immediately limited production of pulp and paper.

2. The superintendent expressed his sincere confidence in the faculty.

3. Your personal opinion illustrates the strength of his character.

4. Are you in favour of a private meeting?

5. In my humble judgement we will accomplish our aims.

6. The new clock operated perfectly.

 

DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 8

1. The editor of this journal will publish a collection of original literary articles.

2. What is the circulation of this popular magazine?

3. Do not criticize if you are completely ignorant of the facts.

4. He is entitled to choose his career personally.

5. Everyone readily agreed to a sensible campaign.

6. Can you distinguish one feature from another?


DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 9

1. The choir director wrote a musical composition for orchestra and chorus.

2. I hope you will render generous assistance to the opera committee.

3. That musician has a talent for the violin.

4. Try to organize and arrange your leisure time properly.

5. It was a privilege to conduct the symphony concert.

6. Did our friendship affect your decision?

 

DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 10

1. Physical and mental activity is beneficial for the body.

2. He was fortunate to make a modest but profitable income from the sale of his property.

3. The brilliant drafting professor was given a promotion.

4. That particular employee is frequently tardy.

5. He decided to take a trolley ride in his leisure time.

6. The man showed no courtesy toward his guest.


DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 11

1. We annually export ample quantities of wheat throughout the world.

2. We import a variety of quality supplies from the Yukon Territory.

3. How can you justify high wages midst a recession?

4. Do you concur with my immediate plan to adjust the quantity of work you do?

5. She has many liberal, but favourable, ideas.

 

DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 12

1. A vast percentage of our agriculture is mainly cereal grains.

2. My stomach flips when I operate an elevator.

3. I conclude that you will dispose entirely of all excess food.

4. Please urge them to solve the difficulty quickly and to come to a solution.

5. Is it customary in the preparation of fruit cake to use practically any combination of fruit including nuts?


DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 13

1. Was the luncheon banquet, which was held in the cafeteria, properly prepared?

2. They transferred the shipment from the wholesale company to the retail dealer.

3. The commission meets regularly to discuss probable poultry inspection.

4. Is it convenient to cite the expert in the paper?

5. That chubby fellow gives an impression of prosperous living.

 

DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 14

1. Broccoli is a delicious and wholesome diet food.

2. There is a frequent advertisement in the daily newspaper to instruct us how to preserve a suitable vitamin level in our food.

3. That store has various ways to guarantee against loss or decay during delivery.

4. That constant radio announcement about comparison of breakfast cereals drives me mad.

5. Where did they conceal the treasure?


DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 15

1. Can you recall the location and depth of the Dead Sea?

2. Cleaning salmon and oysters is a disagreeable occupation.

3. He preferred a more expensive selection, nevertheless he did not oppose, or take exception to the choice.

4. Do not tempt me to diminish or expand my ideas.

5. The coming attraction was highly praised.

6. After you distribute the papers, return to your desk.

 

DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 16

1. The attorney was exhausted after the long debate with the official.

2. He refused to discuss their appeal for organized sports.

3. In the meantime try to arouse considerable sympathy for the fate of the birds.

4. A mere century ago some birds were under the threat of becoming extinct.

5. I cannot endure to see the number of birds decline.

6. The sun set on the horizon.


DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 17

1. The conservation department is obliged to estimate, regulate, and limit the number of hunting licences.

2. It is not reasonable to register a protest against the majority who consent to the plan.

3. The normal punishment for that stupid act is a moderate kick in the pants.

4. We must not maim members of the wild kingdom.

5. I appreciate the way you treated her so cordially.

6. Who occupied that desk last?

 

DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 18

1. He formerly purchased an enormous investment policy.

2. We must be aware of, and seriously pursue, any justified criticism.

3. Can you propose an effective way to relieve the situation?

4. Do you have any objection to homework reduction in schools?

5. To maintain a secure hold you must replace the tow line on your boat.


DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 19

1. A satisfactory provision was made to cultivate and irrigate that arid area.

2. There is an immense need for irrigation storage in dry countries.

3. Did you take into consideration the federal sanitary requirements?

4. Did you read that brochure or pamphlet about how to employ numerous ways to collect moisture?

5. A cushion can be a convenience on a hard chair.

6. I will issue the test results tomorrow.

 

DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 20

1. There is a concern about erosion in both rural and urban areas.

2. How can you argue against his proposal to retain the wealth of the rain forests?

3. The foundation of the institute needs prompt and positive attention or it will fall apart.

4. He was grateful that his marks did not decrease.

5. A department was established to look into increasing prices.

6. The airline required that she deposit her luggage on a conveyor belt.


DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 21

1. One must be cautious and observe all rules while in the gymnasium.

2. The dentist strained a muscle while in attendance at a conference for the advancement of instruction to blind children.

3. A compliment is always an agreeable factor when showing your appreciation for co-operation.

4. They were assured of further response to the heart fund.

5. Are you familiar with the degree of attention a baby needs?

 

DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 22

1. According to the paper that clever author was directly responsible for the quotation.

2. The suspect stole a defence weapon.

3. The presence of germs is not visible to the eye.

4. If you recognize the thief, take caution and contact the police.

5. Severe pain can cause much grief, so do not hesitate to consult a doctor.

6. The report is not finished; hence we must postpone the meeting.


DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 23

1. Has the medical surgeon accepted the peculiar notion that hygiene will cure those dreadful mosquito bites?

2. Who suggested that we investigate the mystery of the new remedy?

3. Numerous people died from that evil disease.

4. You can hear a distinct click when you release the latch.

5. The discovery was performed on behalf of the animal foundation.

 

DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 24

1. Hereafter, he has legal authority to stop that unpleasant treatment, otherwise, the epidemic will not be closely controlled.

2. My sole complaint is strictly against your argument to participate in the strike.

3. A needle can pierce the skin.

4. Did that poor soul have a mild, brief case of the flu?

5. He signed a contract with the company.


DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 25

1. It is doubtless that they will attach any importance to your discussion about the advantage of athletics.

2. Elsewhere, the disaster made everyone somewhat nervous.

3. To what extent can a cold interfere with, or affect, your breathing?

4. You indicate overtly your disgust.

5. It will be appreciated if you will inquire into the reason for her hoarse throat.

 

DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 26

1. The invention of domestic machinery has helped to reduce the volume of household work.

2. Shall we engage additional amusement for the annual benefit dance?

3. The opposition was furious with the acceptance of the new tax increase.

4. I am confident that the poor will be provided equally with ideal housing.

5. Does that new soap guarantee a cleaner laundry?


DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 27

1. The experiment was brought to a definite conclusion to the satisfaction of the inventor.

2. Naturally, a youth would have unusual energy.

3. He succeeded because he was capable, thorough, and industrious.

4. It is urgent that the flower arrangement be delivered in advance.

5. When was the original appointment to examine her eyes?

 

DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 28

1. Do you realize her ambition is to be an assistant in a magic show?

2. Will you comment on your connection to this business operation?

3. To communicate is a human necessity.

4. Will you renew the patent on your commercial floor cleaner?

5. His earnest work caused an excitement similar to floating on a cloud.

6. He developed a delicate instrument for spoken communication.


DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 29

1. An electrical genius needs reliable laboratory equipment.

2. Will you dispatch this telegram promptly?

3. We hope to discourage many difficulties on the basis of his wisdom and reputation.

4. His experience with electricity and the telegraph has made him very skillful.

5. The story, about his struggle and disappointment, is nonsense.

 

DICTATION SENTENCES - LESSON 30

1. That carpenter has remarkable ability for practical construction.

2. The submarine venture will be threatened unless an actual improvement, for vision, is made.

3. Those who represent commerce deserve much credit in this instance.

4. You scarcely need to sacrifice your reputation for an idea.

5. Tell your acquaintance to proceed carefully.