I’ve just found this amazing resource of English’s phonetics. I highly recommend this workshop for English learners and Teachers. This is absolutely fantastic! ❤
Despite being the world’s lingua franca, English is the most difficult European language to learn to read. Children learning other languages master the basic elements of literacy within a year, but British kids take two-and-a-half years to reach the same point.
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