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phonics

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Education
phonicsphon‧ics /ˈfɒnɪks, ˈfəʊ- $ ˈfɑː-, ˈfoʊ-/ noun [uncountable]  SEa method of teaching people to read in which they are taught to recognize the sounds that letters representGRAMMAR: Singular or plural verb?Phonics is followed by a singular verb: He believes that phonics is the best way to teach reading.
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phonicsCurrently, phonics advocates are painting whole word theory advocates as products of the hippie takeover of education in the 1970s.After years of concentrating on literature, California public schools are re- emphasizing phonics as a key method for learning to read.Most reading educators in both camps value phonics and whole stories.
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