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Author Kesselman-Turkel, Judi.

Title Spelling simplified / Judi Kesselman-Turkel and Franklynn Peterson.

Publication Info. Chicago : Contemporary Books, [1983]


Location Call No. Status
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  428.13 KES    Check Shelf
Description viii, 195 pages ; 21 cm
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 153-154.
Contents How to use this book -- Check your hearing -- Syllables and stress -- Big words come from little ones -- Native English word endings -- When to double consonants -- Helping e -- The consonant sound z -- The consonant sound s -- The consonant sounds v and k -- The consonant sound j -- A double sound represented by one letter : x -- Consonant clusters : qu, ng, wh, ch, sh, and le -- Silent consonants and other demons -- Regularities in Greek- and Latin-derived words -- The Latin zh and sh sounds -- Special Greek-derived spellings : ph, y, ch (and rh, mn, pn, and ps -- Patterns in invasion words -- Irregular spellings of vowel sounds -- Vowel sounds from other languages -- Appendix A : a directory of spelling demons -- Appendix B : Greek- and Latin-derived prefixes, suffixes, and roots.
Subject English language -- Orthography and spelling.
Added Author Peterson, Franklynn.
ISBN 0809255103 paperback
9780809255108 paperback
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