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Should we teach spelling in adult education?

Is spelling an important topic to teach in adult education? In How the English Language is Holding Kids Back, the article sates, "English-speaking children then spend years progressing through different reading levels and mastering the spelling of more and more words.

Webinar: How the Written Word Works

 

It's finally here! Join this two-hour webinar with Peter Bowers, author of How the Written Word Works. February 19, 2013, 3:00 PST. To register and for more information, visit this link:
 
 

New Webinar: How the Written Word Works

 

It's finally here! Join this two-hour webinar with Peter Bowers, author of How the Written Word Works. February 19, 2013, 3:00 PST. To register and for more information, visit this link:
 
 

Fix the task the disabled are set - Experiment

All the disabled, disadvantaged and forin-born ar handicapd by English spelling, compared with other alfabetic languages.

Experiment and find out!

Nobody on this list has yet experimented and told us the result. 

Even the best of us cannot spell without spellcheckers - the disabled find it harder still.

Cut the surplus letters (6%) and change the stupid letters (3%) apart from 35 common words which make up 12% of everyday text.

 

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