This page presents the Four Essential Travel Phrases in English using various spelling reforms and innovations with the Latin Alphabet.
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Initial Teaching Alpahabet,
and Unifon alphabet|
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alternate writing systems,
International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA),
Shavian & Quickscript,
Sir James Pitman designed the Initial Teaching Alphabet (i.t.a.) in 1959 to help children more easily acquire English reading and writing skills.
(He was the grandson of Sir Isaac Pitman, the inventor of Pitman shorthand.)
The alphabet was used in British schools in the 1960s and 70s but its use has since declined.
It is still in use at a limited number of schools in the UK, the US, and other countries.
Writing system information at Omniglot
Photos of books using ITA
The Initial Teaching Alpahabet is abbreviated as ITA, i.t.a., and i/t/a.
The Petersonian English Alphabet (PEA) was created by David Peterson as an overhaul of the English spelling system.1) Wer iz may ruwm?
The Unifon alphabet was created by John Malone in 1959 as a way to write English phonemically.
Writing system information at Omniglot and Unifon.org
|The four essential
travel phrases in English:
1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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