Rejecting Standard Vocabulary

Rejecting Standard Vocabulary

One of the most efficient ways to build vocabulary is through the lexical matrix. Let’s take a look at some examples of this using the base element . At the beginning of last year, I thought about the structures of written English as building from a letter to a...
Buy, Bye, By

Buy, Bye, By

An analysis of a set of homophones can yield far more interesting results when using the four questions from the Structured Word Inquiry (SWI) framework as a guide, as opposed to just phonics rules for pronunciation or sight word memorization. Let’s take a look...

Debunking the -tion / -sion Myth

There is a long-held belief that the / letter strings at the ends of words are in fact suffixes. This belief is wrong. Consider the following examples: action, option, construction, injection, vision, fusion, explosion, expansion Now, let’s analyze them...