Phonics for Adults – how it could look

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It’s been proposed that phonics should be included in the Entry Levels of the English Functional Skills qualification. That’s great news unless the people delivering the phonics think it’s boring and babyish, in which case it’s doomed. Instead, here’s a vision for age-appropriate phonics delivered with enthusiasm and understanding. A vision of lessons which are fresh, challenging, satisfying and safe for people who’ve had negative experiences of school. I’ve been using Linguistic Phonics with older struggling readers for many years. … Read More