Spelling the "f" sound

In this lesson and video we're looking at the different ways to spell the "f" sound and the rules and history behind it.

Watch the video below &/ or read on.


The Letter C

The letter C “is no letter at all” John Baret 1580.

The letter C is a problem letter that has been talked about over the centuries. (Watch the video and/or read on)


one & once

Do you know why we pronounce one and once with a 'w'?

One and once are problem words because they’re pronounced with a /w/ but the other words with the letter pattern 'on' aren’t.

will not = won't why?

will not = won't, why?
  • Taking an interest in words;
  • Understanding where words come from; 

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