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SPELL IT RIGHT ( DISTRICT LEVEL )

1. The spelling competition is open to all level 2 primary school students aged 10-12 years old.
( Standard 4-6)
2. The spelling competition will be an oral spelling competition.

RULES AND REGULATIONS


1. All the spellers will be given a number to determine their spelling turns. The numbers will be
randomly drawn from a box or displayed on the board.
2. All the spellers will be seated in numerical order on a stage, facing the audience, Master
Speller, time keeper and judges.
3. The official / teacher in charge will prepare the words, definition of the words and sample
sentences.
4. Each speller beginning with speller number one will be called to the front and the Master
Speller will read out the word to be spelt.
5. Each speller is given 30 seconds to spell the word once the Master Speller has pronounced
the word. A bell will be rung after 30 seconds.
6. Spellers are strongly encouraged to say the word, , spell it and then repeat it when they have
finished spelling it.
7. By saying the word aloud before spelling it, the speller has a chance to confirm what they
have heard. If the speller says a word differently from what the Master Speller has
pronounced, the Master Speller will clarify the word by repeating the word to the speller.
8. If the speller fails to complete the spellings within 30 seconds time frame, the speller will be
disqualified/ dropped from the competition.
9. The speller are also allowed to ask the Master Speller the following questions in order, within
their 30 seconds time frame.
10. Once a speller begins spelling a word, he /she may pause and start all over from the
beginning. However, there can be no changes to the letters already spelled or the order in
which they were first spelled.
11. The judges will be in control of the competition. Their decision will be final on all questions
and no objection will be entertained.
12. If the speller spell the word correctly, the speller will return to his/ her seat.
13. If the spelling is incorrect, the speller will be dropped from the competition. The Master
Speller will give the correct spelling of the word and the speller will have to leave the stage.

LIST OF WORDS
ELEMENTARY
twiddle
peacock
gender

INTERMEDIATE
dictionary
masculine
communication

ADVANCED
confectionary
accommodation
sandcastle

skate
sneakers
ankle
cymbal
raincoat
sandwich
strength
anger
legend
orphan
whisper
jewel
diamond
canoe
island
racket
mussel
ballet
autumn
humble
blurp
desert
droplet
forecast
monsoon
misty
flood
culture
costume
ELEMENTARY
tourist
compass
daughter
housewife
highway
brochure
coastline
distance
package
adrift
snorkel
awful
dispose
garbage
landfill
inspect
metal
cricket
louse
oxen
ethnic
pickle

farewell
nutritious
geometric
propeller
recreation
affordable
graduate
emphasis
expression
Fahrenheit
literature
aviary
mountaineer
temporary
traveler
tournament
sufficient
alternative
chauffeur
conversation
hygienic
sympathy
fertilizer
systematic
destination
audience
courageous
dignitary
ancestor
INTERMEDIATE
community
discover
celebration
pesticide
responsible
particular
disappear
diligent
ingredient
fluorescent
audition
satellite
adventure
descendant
thunderstorm
temperature
weathervane
souvenir
tolerance
theoretical
sanitary
precaution

authoritative
facilitator
educational
agricultural
international
intellectual
psychologies
opportunity
pronunciation
determination
appreciation
electromagnetic
inappropriate
deforestation
incinerator
auditorium
patriotism
discriminate
meteorologist
revolutionary
encyclopedia
unmistakable
acknowledgement
personification
metamorphosis
phenomenon
extraordinary
characteristic
miscellaneous
ADVANCED
chrysanthemum
immediately
advantageous
fascination
hippopotamus
registration
transportation
demonstration
professional
curriculum
carbohydrate
exhibition
hallucination
remarkable
hypothesis
stethoscope
environment
imagination
generosity
approximately
kindergarten
herbivorous

unique
anchor
enemy
leader
parade
peace
foreign
squeeze
wheel
honour
whistle
often
ELEMENTARY
gorgeous
harmful
massive
playground
modern
outside
exchange
website
keyboard
golden
friendship

questionnaire
achievement
incredible
scenery
exhibit
influence
adolescent
voyage
descending
geography
handkerchief
amphibians
INTERMEDIATE
furniture
headmistress
monument
gymnastic
atmosphere
tambourine
marshmallow
lawnmower
wholesaler
gracefully

indegenous
independent
accomplishment
advertisement
significance
enthusiasm
substitution
impossible
conservative
autobiography
authenticity
assassination
ADVANCED
architecture
archaeology
ambassador
vocabulary
telecommunication
spontaneously
specification
qualification
observatory
identification

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