1When Christian missionaries arrived in England, they started to use spellings that didn’t reflect how words were pronounced.
Question 1 of 8
2Words like cough, enough, though or thought were originally pronounced with the same sound at the end.
Question 2 of 8
3When the printer was invented, the changes in pronunciation had finished.
Question 3 of 8
4The pronunciation of English vowels changed a lot.
Question 4 of 8
5A big part of modern spelling is due to how words were pronounced in the past or how they were spelled in French.
Question 5 of 8
6Latin started influencing spelling in the late 1500s, when English spelling was still undergoing big changes.
Question 6 of 8
7Latin was responsible for the introduction of letters that are written but not pronounced.
Question 7 of 8
8The pronunciation of the word colonel comes from Italy.
Question 8 of 8