Sounds easy

12th May 2006 at 01:00
THRASS (Teaching Handwriting Reading And Spelling Skills) is a picture-based training website for teachers. It explains the four phases of learning to read, using synthetic phonics. The resources section recommends books, cards and software and the site links to a Macromedia Flash application called the Phoneme Machine which uses images of human lips to demonstrate the pronunciation of words frequently found in children's reading books. Designed to help children beginning to read, struggling with reading or learning English as a second language, 44 sounds (phonemes) and the 120 main spelling choices (graphemes) of English are provided.

www.phonememachine.com

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now