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Sound and Spelling

  1. Benedetta Bassetti

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal1093

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Bassetti, B. 2012. Sound and Spelling. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Spelling means representing a language in writing by using the letters of an alphabet according to conventions.


  • phonology;
  • literacy;
  • pronunciation;
  • reading;
  • writing