Learning Outcomes

Participants will...

  • understand some of the reasons for phonological difficulties in poor readers.
  • identify the  main sub-components of phonological  awareness.
  • know and understand the difference between phonics and phoneme awareness.
  • be aware of when phonological awareness training should start and why all readers can benefit from this training.


Watch the video below.



Test yourself:

  1. Poor phonological awareness is the most common cause of poor reading.
  2. Phoneme awareness is a type of phonological awareness.
  3. A phoneme is the smallest meaningful part of a word.
  4. The word “box” has 3 phonemes.

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