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200 Tricky Spellings in Cartoons

ISBN: 9781532962103
Author: Lidia Stanton
200 Tricky Spellings in Cartoons
200 Tricky Spellings in Cartoons


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A spelling book that brings situational humour to 200 tricky words anyone can learn in an intelligent and virtually effortless way.

Each tricky word is a cartoon that helps connect the word’s meaning and graphical features with its spelling pattern. The spelling hints are visual mnemonics. The book is structured around:

    confusing pairs of words (e.g. homophones and other words that ‘go together’)

    tricky everyday words

    tricky formal/academic words

A practical reference manual; black-and-white cartoons can be photocopied to create personalised spelling artwork.

The suggested spelling method is very popular with visual learners and those with dyslexia and have been used by the author for well over a decade.

Recommended ages 12 – adult. Adult guidance is recommended for younger children may require.

For younger children you might like to try Tricky Spellings in Cartoons for Children by the same author.

About the author

Lidia Stanton is a teacher, study skills tutor, dyslexia specialist, psychologist and linguist. She has taught literacy and study skills to children, college and university students and adults in the workplace. She has been named as a Quora Top Writer for 2016. Her ideas have been published in The Times, Forbes, Quartz, Medical Daily and The Independent.

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