Quote Originally Posted by Teacher Judy View Post
... I developed a simple new phonetic alphabet called the English Phonetic Alphabet (EPA). It uses only keyboard symbols and the best part is the vowels. By happy coincidence the names of the colors in English contain one vowel sound. Students remember vocabulary by color:
/Ay/ is Gray - made, great, eight, rain, hey...
/a/ is Black - mad, calf, laugh, plaid...
/Ey is Green - we, feet, meat, piece, people, ski...
/e/ is Red - bed, head, said, guess, friend...

It's magic. ("sat" is Black and "set" is Red)
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So was it you who won the ELTon for Local Innovation last week? (The nominations are here; that page hasn't been updated, but The Colour of Words won.


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