Questions tagged [spelling]

Questions related to learning or teaching spelling, i.e. the letters and diacritics that make up words (their choice and their correct order).

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What is the relationship between Greek letters gamma (γ) and nu (ν)? [closed]

Having only a basic grasp of the Greek alphabet (as used in math and physics mostly), I am sometimes confused when looking at Greek spelling of certain proper names or words. The most common source of ...
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Learning correct spelling of Spanish words with or without acute accent

When trying to learn simple vocabulary in a manner similar to that suggested by Fluent Forever, I find that I have difficulties learning to spell words correctly with or without tildes. I've been ...
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Is there a book that teaches the main exceptions to English spelling rules?

I've got books on the rules, now it's exception time!
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Is it important to be able to spell words?

Being able to write in a language is certainly an important skill, but is writing by hand that important? Since a lot of communication is done digitally, I am wondering whether it would be sufficient ...