How well do you know your alphabet?


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How well do you know your alphabet? Douglas Bowman CCFLT February, 2014

Discern sounds

Language Sounds are symbols for communication

Vision Identify patterns by vision

Written sounds represent sounds

Language interference Word order Written symbols

Opaque languages

Transparent languages

Language Have you asked yourself how the same Roman letters are pronounced similarly/ dissimilarly in different languages?

Try to pronounce these sequences • sh • sch • sk

Try to pronounce these sequences • shilling • schilling • skiling

Reading comprehension Decoding Oral comprehension vocabulary

Do you still use this alphabet? A

F

L

P

V

B

G

LL

Q

W

C

H

M

R

X

CH

I

N

S

Y

D

J

Ñ

T

Z

E

K

O

U

How about the 1992 alphabet? A

G

M

R

X

B

H

N

S

Y

C

I

Ñ

T

Z

D

J

O

U

E

K

P

V

F

L

Q

W

Do you know the names of the letters for Spanish? a

ge

eme

ere

equis (x)

be

hache

ene

ese

i griega (y)

ce

i

eñe

te

zeta

de

jota

o

u

e

ka

pe

ve

efe

ele

cu (q)

(w)v doble, doble v doble u

Last page will be given with discussion as to the effects of using similar symbols by different languages.