English spelling · Uncategorized

If You Have a Problem with Spelling: Try this Easy Spelling Programme (Part 2) – Words with Magic E

Minyoung Choi In the first part of this no sweat 10-new-words-per-week spelling course we learned how to spell vowels in closed syllables. You can refresh your memory here. Now we’ll study words that have syllables with open vowels. The Magic E rule is an important rule in English. Why is it called Magic? Well, sorry… Continue reading If You Have a Problem with Spelling: Try this Easy Spelling Programme (Part 2) – Words with Magic E

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English spelling · Pronunciation

The E in Dress – How You Can Always Know How to Pronounce a Word

A brief explanation of the phonetic alphabet and how to use it. Any idea what this is? It’s a phonetic key. If you have an English dictionary, particularly if it’s an English-English dictionary, you will find this phonetic key always somewhere in the first or last pages. You use the key to find the pronunciation… Continue reading The E in Dress – How You Can Always Know How to Pronounce a Word

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