The international spelling alphabet

You should know these words by heart – they will help you to understand and be understood when spelling words. Even native speakers are easily confused when they have to write down messages on the phone.

Practice spelling your name: for example my first name – Jonathan – is spelt like this:

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and my surname, Lewis:

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you can also download a PDF if you go to the ‘supports PDF’ link above.


  1. The words are very important for me ,please send for me always the new words cause I like it like that ok

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