Technical and Medical English A and U Pronunciation Pairwork

Worksheet 1- Language for correcting people

Decide which word is being described in each sentence below and write the correct spelling and the pronunciation in phonemic script.

 

“/                / is spelt P, R, U, G”     “Actually, it’s spelt with an l, not a r”

 

“The spelling of /           / is P, A, M, P”   “The second letter should be a u”

 

“You spell /             / N, U, M, B, B, E, R”    “I think you only need one b”

 

“/           / is spelt S,U,C,E,S,S”            “Actually, you need a double c”

 

“You spell /           / D,U,M,P,I,N”  “You are missing a g after the last letter”

Check the answers above with your dictionary.

Correct the grammar mistakes in the phrases for correcting people below.

 

“I’m sorry, I think that’s mistake.”

 

“I think the third letter is wrongly.”

 

“The correct spell is R, A, B, B, I, T.”

 

“First letter should be an A.”

 

“There are too much Bs. There should only be one.”

Using the language above, correct the mistakes your partner tells you from their copy of Worksheet 2.

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Technical and Medical English A and U Pronunciation Pairwork

Worksheet 2- Spelling Correction Challenge

Student A

Can you find any mistakes in the words below?

Anchor

Asbestos

Automatic

Bacteria

Button

Cam

Contact lenses

Double

Function

Gas station

Halogen

Handle

Jet lag

Just

Lamp

Mechanic

Rank

Standard

Tank

Transistor

Transmission

Vaccine

Actually, there are no mistakes. Add one mistake to each word above and spell them to your partner. Can they find the mistake?

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Technical and Medical English A and U Pronunciation Pairwork

Worksheet 2- Spelling correction challenge

Student B

Can you find any mistakes in the words below?

Accelerator

Alcohol

Allergy

Aluminium

Amps

Big Bang

Black hole

Calorie

Can

Ceramic

Drugstore

Dumpster

Junk

Kilograms

Laboratory

Laptop

Plankton

Plastic

Ramp

Rubber

Sabotage

Truck

Tungsten

Tunnel

Vitamin

Wax

Actually, there are no mistakes. Add one mistake to each word above and spell them to your partner. Can they find the mistake?

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