THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO ENGLISH SPELLING RULES is the most complete and detailed guide to English spelling rules ever written. Most people consider English spelling to be an intimidating tangle but John Fulford easily and carefully leads the reader through the linguistic maze and proves that there is a great deal of logic to English spelling. Written for the layperson, the book explains all and every spelling problem with plentiful examples and illuminating comments. The reader learns when to use a single or a double l. When to use the diphthongs oy and oi, and the difference between the "shuns" tion, sion, cion, tian, cian, xion, ssion, sian. And there's plenty more! THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO ENGLISH SPELLING RULES is the 'Must Have' book for every student, teacher, editor and writer, as well as an extraordinarily valuable aid for parents and for foreign students learning English.
About the Author
John Fulford's first experience as a teacher was in a one-room school in northern Canada. During his subsequent forty years of teaching he taught every grade from kindergarten to college prep. as well as adult education. He has also taught overseas. Born in Spain of British parents, Fulford was educated in England before emigrating to Canada, where he earned his B. Ed. at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. After moving to California, he earned his M.A. at California State University in Long Beach.