Don't get discouraged! Even though English spelling often doesn't make seem to make sense, if you dig a little deeper, there are often very good reasons that explain the way many English words are spelled.
Watch this great video called Making Sense of English Spelling from TED ED to learn more about English spelling. It might help you understand it a little better. It might even make you want to learn more about prefixes , suffixes, roots and even the history of English word.
Go to Making Sense of English Spelling and click on "THINK "to check your listening comprehension and how well you understood this video. Click on 'DIG DEEPER" for some links to other resources on the web about English spelling.
For even more resources and practice with English spelling, go to my Editing and Error Correction Page and scroll down to the the SPELLING section.