Pip Phonics – Sounds of the Alphabet

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=pip+phonics&aq=f]Phonicbooks have just made a free video clip of Pip, the ant, demonstrating the sounds of the alphabet. We thought it would be a good idea to use the characters in Dandelion Books to enthuse our young readers. This is free for teachers and parents; a great way to practise precise pronunciation or ‘pure sounds’ […]

Read More

How to say the sounds of letters in Synthetic Phonics

Most schools in the UK are now following a Synthetic Phonics programme. All such programmes teach children to pronounce letters in a slightly new and different way. This is called ‘precise pronunciation’ or ‘pure sounds’. Some staff and parents may find they are not sure about this new pronunciation as they were not taught this […]

Read More