Ita books paul and sally
Ladybird ITA books - Initial Teaching AlphabetI learned ITA at school from to about I think it must have been pretty new then because when I went up to the junior school, there were only 6 of us who read ITA. Yes, it was a very odd period in British education — a really bold idea that was dominant for several years and then dropped rapidly from favour. Although I was born in so must be a bit younger than you, I managed to escape ITA, although my cousins about 6 years younger than me and so learning to read in the early 70s, were taught using ITA and still blame it to this day for their problems with spelling! So that would span about a decade.
Introduction to ITA: A Phonemic Alphabet for English Learners and Struggling Readers
i.t.a: a great idea but a dismal failure
A between at a very small village school in Leicestershire. Mr Pittman should have been hung out to dry in my opinion. We were both born in and learning to read at the same time - I can remember us both having the same book with different spelling and arguing which of us had the real book. Yes that meant I uta was able to land a good paying job or career.
The Initial Teaching Alphabet I. It was not intended to be a strictly phonetic transcription of English sounds, or a spelling reform for English as such, but instead a practical simplified writing system which could be used to teach English-speaking children to read more easily than can be done with traditional orthography. After children had learned to read using I. Although it achieved a certain degree of popularity in the s, it has fallen into disuse. The I. Each symbol predominantly represented a single English sound including affricates and diphthongs , but there were complications due to the desire to avoid making the I.
I was also a ita student in Penn Yan. Three 'round and about books' and one 'toun book'. My spelling and grammar are very good and I did very well in my English exams. I learned ITA at school from to about I do remember it being very controversial at the time and some of my friends' parents pulled them from public schools so that they paull learn to read the "normal" way.
This is JD's blog about language use, journalism, and media old and new. I've never heard of this, and I can't help but wonder what kind of educational genius thought it would be a good idea to teach kids to spell things incorrectly before teaching them how to do it right. I mean, honestly I was also taught ITA at infant school. I remember being very cross when the teacher told me to write Jane as Jaen.