Mnemonic Device: There is no Ass in Occasion. Explanation: To remember how many S’s there are in Occasion.
Mnemonic devices for spelling words
It can be a hassle to spell difficult words. Here are some interesting mnemonics to help with those tricky words
Lose and Loose
Mnemonic Device: Lose lost an O Explanation: to remember the difference in spelling Lose and Loose
Mnemonic Device: Wheebo Hates Onions Explanation: to remember how to spell WHO. Make up a bizarre sounding name with W for the first word, which leads to the question: “Who?” Additional
“affect” and “effect”
Mnemonic Device: RAVEN R emember A ffect V erb E ffect N oun Explanation: to remember how to use “affect” and “effect” correctly
“AN hour and A half”
Mnemonic Device: “AN hour and A half” Explanation: To remember when to use “a” or “an.” “An” is used for words whose first syllable sounds like a vowel. “A”
Mnemonic Device: COffee is in the PercOlator. Explanation: To remember how to spell and pronounce PERCOLATOR.
Mnemonic Device: Never assume as it makes an ASS out of U and ME Explanation: to remember the correct spelling for the word ASSUME
Mnemonic Device: TYRAnny Explanation: To remember how to spell TYRANNY using the name TYRA Banks on America’s Next Top Model.
Mnemonic Device: Lie You Ten Ants Explanation: to spell the word LIEUTENANTS
2 cottages and 2 mansions
Mnemonic Device: 2 cottages and 2 mansions Explanation: to help spell ACCOMMODATION 2 cottages – 2 c’s 2 mansions – 2 m’s