"Hey, nobody ever said English was logical: just memorize it and get on with your life."
English is not hard to learn because of the spelling, but because of the grammar. I have always had trouble with certain words and phrases. I found a great site that brings many common errors to light, and it turns out that a lot of the rules I had to memorize have all but been let go for the more important Ebonics lessons.
check it out: http://wsu.edu/~brians/errors/errors.html#errors
Shut it, beyotch.