Picture this:

A young student hears the word "awry" which happens to be unfamiliar and wonders if it means what he or she thinks it means.

So, wanting to settle the matter once and for all, the student tries to look up "awry" in a dictionary and after a long search, is unable to do so.

Discouragement is likely to follow with perhaps these thoughts or thoughts similar to them: "Why did I waste my time?" or "Why am I'm so stupid?" or "Will I ever be competent in English?" What is needed is a Spelling Buddy.

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Below you'll find a solution to this age-old situation which the English language–without malice–constantly springs upon its learners and users.

 

 

 

PROBLEM: How can you look it up if you can't spell it?

SOLUTION: Using this Spelling Buddy, you can look up a word's sound.

IN OTHER WORDS:
If you can say the word, you'll be able to look it up on the first try.

ALSO: When spell-check fails you, you'll have the best backup solution.


This Spelling Buddy is for anyone who can read but has trouble with spelling, such as...

Younger gifted students
Those who need or have to have dependable off-line spelling coverage
Those who suffer from moderate forms of learning disabilities and
Students of English as a Second Language & students of English as a Foreign Language

How does it work?

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Finally Help for Unsure Spellers is an essay by Ken Kister, author of Kister's Best Dictionaries for Adults and Young People.

Ken artfully and systematically delves into the problems of English spelling and its importance.

Toward the end of the essay, he shows why the Sound-It-Out Speller might deserve a place in your reference library.

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