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40 Spelling Rules – Other Rules

40 English Spelling Rules – The Other Rules OTHER ENGLISH SPELLING RULES Intro Hello, and welcome to the sixth mini-lesson on The 40 Rules of English, where we break down every beginner rule you need to know in English and ESL. This category, much like English itself, isn’t so well-defined nor is it easy to…

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40 Spelling Rules – Compounds and Hyphens

40 Spelling Rules – Compounds and Hyphens COMPOUNDS AND HYPHENS Intro Hello, and welcome to the final mini-lesson on The 40 Rules of English, where we break down every beginner rule you need to know in English and ESL. This is it! Our last lesson: compounds and hyphens. They shouldn’t cause too much worry for…

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40 Spelling Rules – Ownership and Apostraphe

40 Spelling Rules – Ownership and Apostrophe OWNERSHIP AND APOSTROPHE Intro Hello, and welcome to the fifth mini-lesson on The 40 Rules of English, where we break down every beginner rule you need to know in English and ESL. Today we’re talking about two very important subjects in English spelling. This also happens to be…

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40 Spelling Rules – Numbers

40 Spelling Rules – Numbers NUMBERS Intro Hello, and welcome to the fourth mini-lesson on The 40 Rules of English, where we break down every beginner rule you need to know in English and ESL. Numbers don’t really seem like they belong here in spelling rules, do they? Well, yes and no. It’s true, numbers…

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40 Spelling Rules – Suffixes

40 Spelling Rules – Suffixes SUFFIXES Intro Hello, and welcome to the third mini-lesson on The 40 Rules of English, where we break down every beginner rule you need to know in English and ESL. We aren’t going to bog you down with a bunch of definitions today, because we have a lot of rules…

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40 Spelling Rules – Prefixes

40 Spelling Rules – Prefixes PREFIXES Intro Hello, and welcome to the second mini-lesson on The 40 Rules of English, where we break down every beginner rule you need to know in English and ESL. Last time we covered a lot of grammar, so this lesson in comparison is going to be a bit lighter!…

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40 Spelling Rules – Grammar

40 Spelling Rules – Grammar Grammar Rules Hello, and welcome to the first mini-lesson on The 40 Rules of English, where we break down every beginner rule you need to know in English and ESL. We’re starting with a pretty hefty topic, so sit tight as we go through an absolute favorite subject of ours:…

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The Complete and Amazing Guide to the 40 Spelling Rules of English

The Complete and Amazing Guide to the 40 Spelling Rules of English Intro Did you know there are a set of forty rules that make up basic beginner’s English? Most of us native speakers have forgotten to consciously apply these important rules, simply because we use them everyday. It’s become something of an organic process…

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Claire Grant: Creativity is Queen

Claire Grant: Creativity is Queen Just what every post-grad needs to hear. Anything for the experience Claire Grant vowed to live by a few principles after leaving Fordham University last year, and one that stands out the most is her commitment to creativity. Though Claire had a focus in media in college, the corporate world…

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Alison Hicks: Journey of Words

Alison Hicks: Journey of Words There’s no one way or path to becoming a full-time writer, except for one pervasive element: perseverance. From budding author… Meet Alison Hicks, a Philly author and creative writing teacher and mentor. Alison boasts two collections of poetry, the latest of which–You Who Took the Boat Out–was published in 2017…

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