SPELLING MATTERS. By Jim Hildyard and Mark Morris. Students' Book pound;5.99 Teacher's Resource Pack pound;27.99. Heinemann
Teaching spelling is a particular bugbear for many English teachers - how to tackle the intricacies of English orthography without going back to the rote learning and endless deadly exercises of earlier generations? Help is now at hand with thi excellent students' book, which provides self-diagnostic tests, clear mapping of where to turn for answers for particular problems, and well-explained sections on how spelling and punctuation functions in English. The teacher's pack of photocopiable resources can be used in association with the book or other literacy and writing activities.