Why is spelling important?
- Good spelling facilitates communication.
- Good spelling avoids confusion.
- Bad spelling does not leave a good impression.
Watch the video and see some examples.
As you can see, spelling is very important when we give our names to avoid misspelling. So, let's learn how to spell!
Below there is the alphabet. Listen to the pronunciation of each letter to identify each sound of the alphabet.
|A = [eɪ]||B = [biː]||C = [siː]||D = [diː]||E = [iː]|
|F = [ɛf]||G = [dʒiː]||H = [eɪtʃ]||I = [aɪ]||J = [dʒeɪ]|
|K = [keɪ]||L = [ɛl]||M = [ɛm]||N = [ɛn]||O = [oʊ]|
|P = [piː]||Q = [kjuː]||R = [ɑr]||S = [ɛs]||T = [tiː]|
|U = [juː]||V = [viː]||W = [ˈdʌbəl juː] say: double-ju||X = [ɛks]||Y = [waɪ]|
|Z = [zɛd] in British English, [ziː] in American English||
Es Write the following letters that matchs with their correct sounds.
Escribe la letra que corresponda al sonido de cada una éstas.
Can you spell your name?
Es Listen to the conversations and complete the form with the correct name or surname.
Escucha las conversaciones y completa los formularios con el nombre o apellido de la persona.
Notice that surname and last name are the same. Surname is British English and last name is American English.
There are seven ways to spell the sound ‘ee’ in English. This sentence contains all of them: ‘He believed Caesar could see people seizing the seas’.