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The interesting thing about spelling is that it is not a problem exclusive to ESL students, it is a problem in any language spoken by both native and non-native. For those people I know who are native English speakers who are also terrible spellers, they just have to keep their google spell check permanently on, and for those who are ESL learners who can’t spell, well….sometimes you just have to say the same thing.
Saying that, it is important to note here that when someone learns English from a baby (as with a native speaker), their processes for learning this language and the spelling or it are much different to those who are ESL speakers.
The main differences are as follows:
Natives are immersed in English, so all other areas are usually not an issue, only writing. They learn writing from an ‘organic’ perspective and are…
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