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By TwoScoopsOfSpaceForce following x   2019 Jan 5, 7:54pm 140 views   1 comments   watch   sfw   quote     share    

Abandoned in Australia in 2005 after decades of usage.

A friend once complained to me that she didn't want to teach using phonics because the memorization necessary to learn phonetic rules for English is so repetitive and boring. It struck me then that whole language is nothing more than rote memorization of every word in the English language.

Additionally, it leaves kids utterly defenseless when encountering new or exotic words. A phonetics trained individual can sound it out and take a stab at it because they're trained to recognize sub-patterns of words (not just "-at" but also things like "Pseudo-" or "Neo-")
1   HEYYOU   ignore (26)   2019 Jan 5, 9:36pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

I going to skip the fo-net-icks of the seven unspeakable words.

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