Have you ever asked yourself why English spelling is so strange?
Why do we spell 'night' with a ‘gh’?
How did the ‘h’ in 'ghost' get there?
Why does the word 'doubt' have a 'b'?
Why do we spell 'great', 'read' and 'bread' with the same letters—‘ea’—even though the pronunciation is completely different?
In this lesson, you can learn why English spelling is so strange. You’ll see the answers to these questions, and see how English spelling came to be the way that it is.