Spelling irregularity and reading difficulty in English
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Published by N.F.E.R. in Slough .
Written in English


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StatementW. R. Lee.
SeriesOccasional publication / National Foundation for Educational Research in England and Wales -- no.2
ContributionsNational Foundation for Educational Research in England and Wales.
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Open LibraryOL17477940M

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Dec 06,  · Understanding English Spelling is an engaging and well-written account of the reasons why the spelling of the English language is so peculiar. Masha Bell was born in Germany of Lithuanian parents, and when she learned English she was struck by the difficulty and irregularity of its spelling in comparison to her other languages/5(4). difficulty. Use our dictionary to check the spelling definitions of words. You can translate the dictionary words into your native language. This course teaches English spelling rules with interactive exercises and spelling tests, helping learners with problems such as dyslexia to improve their English spelling and helping others to learn English as a foreign language. Apr 21,  · Five reasons why English spelling is so difficult. Does it sometimes feel like just as you’ve got to grips with a spelling rule, you are faced with a number of situations where that rule doesn’t apply? You’re not alone. Here are five reasons why English is such a hard language to learn English words are from all over the place. Sharon Vaughn and Sylvia Linan-Thompson wrote a book called Research-Based Methods of Reading Instruction for Grades K -3, which provide the following guidelines when teaching irregular words: Teach irregular words that a student will encounter regularly. The number of words to teach in each session will vary depending upon the student.