One of the most common spelling
errors I find in my students' work is the accidental (I assume)
transposition of letters in the words "quite" and "quiet."
Run your spellchecker and you will
find no error in this sentence: "It was quiet hard to hear the
teacher from the back of the room."
This sentence also eludes the
spellchecker: "It was so quite that I could hear myself
What to do? Do, of course, run a
spell check on all your work. Then, read the text aloud to
yourself and see if you can catch quite a few more quiet errors in
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