Mnemonic devices for different Languages

Trouble with grammar or spelling? These mnemonics might help...


  Mnemonic Device: Only Cat’s Eyes Are Narrow Explanation: a mnemonic to spell the word OCEAN


  Mnemonic Device: One tea, two sugars Explanation: Mnemonic to aid in remembering the correct spelling of the word POTASSIUM.

Piece of Pie

  Mnemonic Device: A piece of PIE Explanation: To spell the word PIECE. The word PIE is in the word PIECE.

X marks the spot right HERE: esta (Spanish for “this one”) vs. esa (“that one”).

  Mnemonic Device: X marks the spot right HERE: esta (Spanish for “this one”) vs. esa (“that one”). Explanation: The Spanish words ‘esta’ and ‘esa’ are easily confused. It helps to
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“To Get Her” spells TOGETHER

  Mnemonic Device: To Get Her Explanation: for spelling the word Together TOGETHER is made up of the words: To Get Her


  Mnemonic Device: A sheriff has one Rifle but Fires twice Explanation: to remember how many R’s and how many F’s are in the word Sheriff


  Mnemonic Device: Late at night all the ghosts come and go “eeeeeeee!” Three E’s are buried in the cemetery. Explanation: To spell the word CEMETERY correctly. People frequently misspell “cemetery”
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  Mnemonic Device: ONO’s MA took her TO a POE Interpretation Assembly Explanation: A mnemonic device for spelling the word ONOMATOPOEIA.


  Mnemonic Device: His Yellow POT ENters USE. HYPO TEN USE Explanation: mnemonic device for spelling the word HYPOTENUSE (the longest leg of a right triangle)


  Mnemonic Device: People Eat Oranges, People Like Eating. Explanation: To remember how to spell PEOPLE.