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The Six English Syllable Types

In English, there are 15 vowel phonemes (sounds) but only 5 vowel letters. (Okay–7 if you count -y- and -w-). But how does that work– …

Emerson, a victorious word wizard

As a 9-year-old homeschooled rising 4th-grade student, Emerson is a competent and confident speller and writer. He enjoys thinking about word parts, what they mean …