This video will show that English’s strange, non-phonetic spellings are not arbitrary


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  1. tekhnologic says:

    This is my go to site but the free Merriam-Webster dictionary app also covers word origins, as does google. It’s just a balancing act of how much information do people need to know.

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    • Michele says:

      Thanks for the link! I find etymology facinating. Though I don’t talk about it every class necessarily, having the reason why can help some of my FCE/B2 test taking students understand word transformations, for example.


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