Can you remember how to spell bean? How is the long ee sound spelt? Today we're going to look at the second part of the word, Beanstalk. The word bean-stalk is a compound word that means it is made out of two words like, postman and kingfisher. Today we'll look at the or sound in stalk spelt al. There are lots of different ways to spell or in our language, it's a really tricky phoneme. You already know the al sound in all.