Author: Elaine Kirn-Rubin
Suitable for: K-8, Secondary, Young Adult, Adult
What It Is: a 94-page student audio originally titled All Spelled Out and then Basic Everyday Spelling Workbook functioning as an adult primer for the phonics & spelling system of oral and written American English. Audiobooks can be exact word-for-word versions of books or abridged versions. You can listen to audiobooks on any smartphone, tablet, computer, home speaker system, or in-car entertainment system.
Why You Need It: In their attempts to learn the language or develop their oral and written skills, secondary and adult new readers and learners of ESL/EFL might never have been exposed to phonics, defined as an effective "method of teaching word-level reading by correlating sounds with letters or groups of letters in an alphabetic writing system." This omission may have slowed the learning process, created anxiety, and even dissuaded students from continuing their course of study. This Audiobooks allow students to hear explicit sounds of letters and letter patterns that form words. Audiobooks also help students engage in text and gain exposure to more words, ultimately improving vocabulary, comprehension and critical thinking skills. will help fill the gap.
What It Does:
Targets the Basic system of American-English Phonics & Spelling quickly and cheerfully with audio sections of which can be read or played aloud, users to connect sounds with letter-spellings
Contains lessons and sections with these titles: • Sounds, Symbols, & Letters • Short Vowels • Long Vowels (with Letter Combinations) • Long Vowels (with Final e) • Review of Short & Long Vowels • Consonants • Other Vowel Sounds • Review of Vowels & Consonants • More Consonant Spellings • Combinations of Consonants • Summary of Consonants • Review of Vowels & Consonants • Progress Tests A, B, C, D • Final Test (for Lessons 1-12)
Helps beginners to learn without stress from audio Review, very short short boxed Presentations of Patterns & Principles, "Listen & Write" Exercises, and phonics-based vocabulary building.
Provides enjoyment and fun with lively visuals, funny sentences, words switches, meaning cues, motivating puzzles, stories, and open-ended word play
Lends itself to a variety of uses, especially with the input of associated audio and the instructions
• individual Self-Study • directed Home-Schooling • Tutoring, one on one or in small groups • in Learning Labs • in informal, voluntary meetings • in "regular" academic courses