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Why are English words so hard to read and spell? Posted by on Jan 21, 2014

Do you have trouble with your spelling in English, don’t worry you are not alone. Read on to find out more about why spelling is so difficult in English. I have read that English has 1,100 different ways to write the 44 different sounds made by the 26 letters in the English alphabet. That is…

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Spelling test! Posted by on Dec 3, 2013

Growing up I’m sure you had spelling tests in school. I did at least, and I hated them, spelling has never been my strong suit*.  And unfortunately, I continue to make frequent spelling mistakes in my writing today. Part of the reason for this is that English has words that aren’t spelled the way…

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