Double letters, double fun

Think of some words with double letters... there's one; letter! Also book, been, running, funny, difficult, will, yellow, rabbit, arrive, cross, getting, travelling, better, dinner. There are four things happening with double letters in English: There are words with double letter because of added suffixes: running, funny, forgotten There are double vowels: book, been, feed, vacuum, … Continue reading Double letters, double fun

L and R are different letters

There is a stereotype that Japanese, Chinese and other Asians mix up the letters R and L, and to some extent it's true, although Japanese, Chinese and other Asian language speakers will have different problems with these letters (This blog has more ). In English we have to learn the difference between R and L and … Continue reading L and R are different letters