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This category is a mixture of posts that may make little sense in the order given because of the way categories are used on this blog.

Frederick Douglass on reading and writing.

Frederick Douglass on reading and writing. 3,881 words Those new to these pages are probably not familiar with the Mentur Spelling System, which is the spelling system featured on this site. If you would rather read this in traditional spelling … Continue reading

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THE WATER CURE – DHV WOTUR KYWR

This is just a sample text to illustrate parallel text used for teaching reading of traditional spelling. If you want to read the whole text, control+click The Water Cure to view it on OneDrive. 1,002 words per column. From Gullible’s … Continue reading

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CARMEN

This story is spelled with a full sentence in traditional spelling, followed by that same sentence spelled in Mentur. Dhis story iz speld with a fwl sentuns in trudishunul speling, foloed by dhat saem sentuns speld in Mentur. Compare this … Continue reading

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THE WILLOW-WREN AND THE BEAR

  TRADITIONAL SPELLING MENTUR THE WILLOW-WREN AND THE BEAR By The Brothers Grimm Once in summer-time the bear and the wolf were walking in the forest, and the bear heard a bird singing so beautifully that he said: ‘Brother wolf, … Continue reading

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OLD SULTAN

In dhv foloeing story, dhv reedur iz ekspektud to reed Mentur without help. Prezunt reedurz kan do dhis with jvst a litul aukwurdnus. Noo reedurz wil need to get a litul help in lvrning dhv Mentur roolz. I ekspekt jvst … Continue reading

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THE STRAW, THE COAL, AND THE BEAN

The following double reader is just one example of how this method can be used to teach traditional spelling. There are observations following this story that may or may not be helpful. If the Mentur rules are learned, no further … Continue reading

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The Mentur Double Reader Intro.

The Mentur Double Reader Intro. TS = traditional spelling i.t.a. = Initial Teaching Alphabet Years ago, an experiment was conducted whereby a new alphabet (The Initial Teaching Alphabet) was developed that was used to get students started reading, with the … Continue reading

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