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  • 1. ENGLISH SPELLING EASY-PEASY OR A TOUGH NUT TO CRACK?
  • 2. ENGLISH SPELLING
    • Do you think English spelling is difficult?
    • Which words do you occasionally misspell?
    • What changes do you think could be made to English to make spelling easier?
  • 3. ENGLISH SPELLING
    • Mark Twain, author of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Hucleberry Finn, had some ideas about it.
  • 4. ENGLISH SPELLING
    • For example, in Year 1 that useless letter "c" would be
    • dropped to be replased either by "k" or "s", and likewise
    • "x" would no longer be part of the alphabet.
    • The only kase in which "c" would be retained would be
    • the "ch" formation, which will be dealt with later.
    • Year 2 might reform "w" spelling, so that "which“
    • and "one" would take the same konsonant, wile Year
    • 3 might well abolish "y" replasing it with "i" and Iear
    • 4 might fiks the "g/j" anomali wonse and for all.
  • 5. ENGLISH SPELLING
    • Jenerally, then, the improvement would kontinue
    • iear bai iear with Iear 5 doing awai with useless double
    • konsonants, and Iears 6-12 or so modifaiing vowlz and
    • the rimeining voist and unvoist konsonants.
    • Bai Iear 15 or sou, it wud fainali bi posibl tu meik ius ov
    • thi ridandant letez "c", "y" and "x" -- bai now jast a
    • memori in the maindz ov ould doderez -- tu riplais "ch",
    • "sh", and "th" rispektivli.
  • 6. ENGLISH SPELLING
    • Fainali, xen, aafte sam 20 iers ov
    • orxogrefkl riform, wi wud hev a lojikl,
    • kohirnt speling in ius xrewawt xe Ingliy
    • spiking werld.