The English We Speak

The English We Speak

Emma Cresswell

Have you ever wondered why a cluster of letters can have so many different pronunciations?  Do your students sometimes ask you questions and the only answer you can think of  is”just because”?

This session follows on from 2010’s Spelling-v-Pronunciation by looking at how word origin affects the pronunciation of words and sounds, as well as addressing other problematic pronunciation issues.

The English we speak The English we speak – ough pron The English we speak – word origin match up


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