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Author Brown, Adam.

Title Understanding and Teaching English Spelling : a Strategic Guide
Published Milton : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (329 pages)
Series ESL and Applied Linguistics Professional Ser
ESL and Applied Linguistics Professional Ser
Contents Understanding and Teaching English Spelling- Front Cover; Understanding and Teaching English Spelling; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Background; Structure; Conventions; Phonemic Symbols; Copyright Acknowledgement; Dedication; References; SECTION 1: Background; Chapter 1: Introduction; Learning Objectives; Introduction; The Primacy of Spoken Language; The Purpose of Spelling; Basic Skills; Importance; Examples; Summary; Further Reading; Answer; References; Chapter 2: Types of Spelling System; Learning Objectives; Introduction; Logographic; Syllabic; Alphabetic; Summary
Chapter 6: A Computer Is Not a TypewriterLearning Objectives; Introduction; The QWERTY Keyboard; Computer vs Typewriter; Summary; Exercises; Further Reading; References; Chapter 7: Technology; Learning Objectives; Introduction; Spell-checkers and Auto-correct; The Effects of Spell-checkers and Auto-correct; Text Language; Summary; Exercises; Further Reading; References; Chapter 8: Rules of English Spelling; Learning Objectives; Definition; Strict and Less Strict Rules; The Archetypical Spelling Rule of English; More Reliable Rules of English Spelling; Summary; Exercises; Further Reading
ExerciseFurther Reading; References; Chapter 3: Spelling, Writing, and Reading; Learning Objectives; Orthographic Depth Hypothesis; Dual-route Hypothesis of Reading; Speed of Literacy; Summary; Exercises; Further Reading; References; Chapter 4: History of English; Learning Objectives; Introduction; Summary; Exercise; Further Reading; References; Chapter 5: History of English Spelling; Learning Objectives; Introduction; Old English Spelling; Middle English Spelling; Early Modern English and Modern English Spelling; Summary; Exercise; Further Reading; References; SECTION 2: Technology
Summary Concise and engaging, this text provides pre-service and practicing English language teachers with the knowledge they need to successfully teach the spelling of English. Offering context and explanation for the English spelling system as well as uniquely addressing specific problems in learning the spelling of English words, this book empowers readers with strategies for coping with these problems. Divided into six accessible sections, Brown covers the history of English spelling, the influence of technology on spelling, the role of punctuation, the features of present-day English spelling, teaching strategies for coping with difficult spelling, and the future of spelling and literacy. The short, digestible chapters include practical learning objectives and end-of-chapter exercises to help teachers understand and explain English spelling concepts
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ReferencesSECTION 3: Punctuation; Chapter 9: Punctuation; Learning Objectives; Introduction; A Brief History of Punctuation; The Importance of Punctuation; The Main Uses of Punctuation Marks; Trends in Punctuation; Conclusion; Summary; Exercises; Further Reading; References; Chapter 10: Spaces and Hyphens; Learning Objectives; What Is a "Word"?; Spaces; Punctuation in Compounds; Hyphens; Summary; Exercises; Further Reading; References; Chapter 11: Capital Letters; Learning Objectives; Capital Letters in Languages; History; Rules for English Capitals; Initials; Teaching; Summary; Exercise
ReferencesSECTION 4: Features of Present-day English Spelling; Chapter 12: Silent Letters; Learning Objectives; Introduction; Categories of Silent Letter; Discussion; Summary; Exercises; Further Reading; References; Chapter 13: Doubled Consonant Letters; Learning Objectives; Exercise; Doubled Consonant Letters; Exercise; Examples and Exceptions; Word-final Doubling; Word-medial Doubling; Further Exceptions; Summary; Exercises; Further Reading; References; Chapter 14: Spelling of Unstressed Vowels; Learning Objectives; Stress in Spoken English; Conclusion; Answers; Summary; Exercise
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Subject English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.
English language-Orthography and spelling-Study and teaching-Foreign speakers
Adam Brown.
English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.
English spelling system.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- English as a Second Language.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Literacy.
capital letters.
dialect variation.
doubled consonant letters.
loanwords.
punctuation.
silent letters.
spaces and hyphens.
spelling reform.
teaching English spelling.
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