The Importance Of Phhonology And Phonemic Awareness

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It is important to have an instructional focus for developing learners, especially those in their early years to learn and use the alphabetic principle and understand the systematic and predictable relationships between written letters and spoken sounds. This principle helps the learner to build on their ability to read and pronounce words. This paper gives an insight to teaching phonics and both phonological and phonemic awareness to young learners who are at an early impressionable age, recognizing the challenges and complications with reading and pronunciation, along with identifying the methods of teaching young learners the fundamental backbone of a spoken language. For a learner to be successful at reading and writing, they must first have oral competence as this will help lead the way to acquiring other language skills including the alphabetic principle, orthographic mapping and both phonological and phonemic awareness, that will all play a crucial role in helping a learner to read and decode.
Keywords: young learners, phonology, phonemic, phonics, phonological, orthographic
The Importance of Phonics, Phonology and Phonemic Awareness to Young Learners
Developing proficiency and competence in a Second language (L2) can be considered to be a gradual expansion of skills connected to the capacity to understand and convey oneself in an L2, both orally and written in daily settings and situations. A learner needs to develop a range of receptive and expressive skills
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