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Discussion in 'Primary' started by sandyjohn, Jun 4, 2011.

  1. Msz

    Msz Established commenter

    I know a number of people who wouldn't have a problem
  2. We need to teach units of sound beyond 43 or 44 phonemes. Some units of sound that we need to teach are two phonemes combined such as /ks/ and /gz/ and /yoo/.
    It could be optional to teach units of sound which I include as extras such as /kw/ and /chu/ and /ul/.
    Without an alphabetic code outlined visually, this is not yet fully understood, I don't think, by most teachers.
    The Floppy's Phonics Alphabetic Code Chart, for example, has 50 units of sound, and Phonics International has 49 units of sound because I don't include any sound for 'ure' on it.

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