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Why is English a Challenging Language to Learn to Read?

Why is English an especially challenging language to learn to read? It’s because the sounds that letters make in English can change in such unpredictable ways. In fact, in English there are 1,768 ways to spell 40 phonemes. That’s why English is one of the only languages in which the dictionaries have a pronunciation guide.   Consider the following sentence:…