Oof! Thud! Ow!

A while ago I did something for Spotlight on sound words in comics. Wish I’d seen this cute strip by Matt Madden, author of  “99 Ways to Tell a Story” (2005), a really interesting exercises-in-style book, in his blog beforehand:

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PS: Did you notice how the little girl says “falled” instead of “fallen”? See, that’s how little children learn their native language, overgeneralizing the rules they recognize. Do you have a similar example from your children?

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Anne

Teaching English for business communication skills, writing online for learners, translating, sailing whenever I can, from Washington, D.C.

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