Press the player above. There are nine sentences. I'll say them about four times, the first time quick to get the meaning then slowly.

Have you got a pen and paper ready? Remember if I go too quickly pause the player. 

spelling test


1. I bought a lovely pair of boots for my daughter.

2. He thought his flight was at eight at night.

3. Have you thought this through thoroughly enough?

4. My noisy neighbour keeps me awake all night and I've had enough.

5. In London I live in the borough of Westminster and it's tough finding cheap accommodation there.

6. Joanne has taught me spelling for eight months now.

7. My children make me laugh most of the time but not when they're naughty.

8. I coughed all night long so I bought some cough medicine but my throat's still rough.

9. This is the last sentence and I want you to be thorough and check it carefully even though you may think it's right!

Check the words letter by letter and correct them. See if you can use memory tricks to remember these words. Or use the Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check method

You may be able to remember them in the sound groups:
borough / thorough
eight/weight/neighbour... Try different ways that suit you.