English Spelling and Pronunciation

What is the most important rule in spelling?

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2013-01-22 16:38:18

Some are the following:

1. if there is e or i after C it will sound S (centre, circle,

circuit), otherwise K (come, cat, cute, crystal).

2. there is not a single word in English that has letter Q

without U after that. (quen, question, quite, quit, quality), and

if a letter ends with Q there must be "ue" after that.(plaque,


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