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PHONICS CLASSES

Is your staffing structure impacting on literacy and phonics?

Every teacher should demonstrate an understanding of and take responsibility for promoting high standards of literacy, articulacy and the correct use of Standard English, whatever the teacher’s specialist subject.

Help your teachers, become teachers of literacy with our two day Phonics Fresh Start (PFS) training for teachers and teaching assistants and raise profile of Literacy and Phonics in all areas. 

What will our Phonics training do for your students? It teaches them the complex connections in English between sounds and letters, essential to understand when learning to read and spell and aid their effective understanding of sounds, correct accent and pronunciations in British English with our rigorous and consistent training. Let us further the goals of Literacy and Phonics in your school with our expertise.  

Tutoring & Classes Based Plans
Our phonics training for secondary, nursery and primary school consists of once a week thirty – forty minutes, course scheduled per class. The session classes’ topics are as followed:

  • Illustration of alphabetical names, sounds and manner of articulation
  • The basics of phonetic sounds
  • Monophthongs (the one phonetic symbol)
  • Diphthongs (two phonetic symbols)
  • Complex dimension at the Consonant Cluster level
  • Stress, Syllable, Rhyme and Intonation
  • Structural Oral Practice (repetition drills) for a focus on diction accuracy, along with increased fluency and complexity.


Higher Advanced Oral English Training Package
Category: Senior Secondary Schools
Duration: Full session, 30 minutes – 45 minutes per class once a weekly
Classes: In these classes, in accordance with the scheme of work, all the 49 speech sounds in the English Language are going to be substantially treated, including areas like Stress, Syllable, Rhyme and Intonation. The problems encountered by students in the areas of interferences between Standard English, Nigerian English and Mother Tongue are corrected so that the acceptable Standard Speech is achieved.

Reception training package
Category: Nursery One & Nursery Two
Duration: Full session, 30 minutes per class once weekly
This class illustrates the alphabetical sounds with objects to enable pupils grasp an effective understanding and articulation of sounds and objects, thereby, improving their pronunciation capabilities.

Fundamental Training Package #1
Category: Basic One
Duration: 30 minutes per class once weekly
This class same as the above illustrates the alphabetical sounds with objects to enable pupils grasp an effective understanding and articulation of sounds and objects, thereby, improving their pronunciation capabilities.

Fundamental Training Package #2
Category: Basic Two
Duration: Full session, 30 minutes – 40 minutes per class once weekly
In this class the individual sounds of the alphabet, are treated in mathematical form in order to introduce the pupils to elementary transcriptions and correct pronunciations, thereby, making it easier for them to face the task ahead in standard transcriptions as they progress to higher classes. The oral drills and sounds identification part of the class aids the pupils’ ability to correct spellings, reading, pronunciation and good speech.

Fundamental Training Package #3
Category: Basic Three
Duration: Full session, 30 minutes – 40 minutes per class once weekly
In this class we look at mainly combination of consonant sounds, which are also referred to as consonant cluster. A more complex dimension will be taken at the consonant clusters level. For instance, a cluster like /br/will be introduced as; b + r to give /br/, and words will be formed around this cluster, like brain, brave, brace, and so on. The oral drills and sounds identification part of the class aids the pupils’ ability to correct spellings, reading, pronunciation and good speech.

Fundamental Training Package#4
Category: Basic Four
Duration: Full session, 30 minutes – 40 minutes per class once weekly
In this class the proper orientation of words as they are used in the dictionary for accurate elocution will be introduced to the pupils, but at a minimal level, so as not to put the pupils under pressure. The Monophthongs and some simple Consonants will be introduced to this level.  The oral drill and sounds identification part of the class aids the pupils’ ability to correct spellings, reading, pronunciation and good speech.

Fundamental Training Package#5
Category: Basic Five
Duration: Full session, 30 minutes – 40 minutes per class once weekly
This class will take more challenging task in the area of Monophthong. Pupils will be familiarized with symbols to aid their ability to correct spellings, readings, pronunciations and good speech. Sounds will be put into practical exercises. Pupils will learn to write words with phonetic sounds e.g. church /ʧƷ:ʧ / Simple and complex consonants will be introduced.

What’s more? Our phonics training also provides Whole-school One Package Training (suitable for schools with low pupils’ turnover)

We also train mothers so they are able to teach their children independently and enhance their children English Reading Skills at home with phonics.

Our one-to-one tutoring for TV and Radio personnel and corporate individuals teaches clear communication and clean up poor pronunciation giving you successful vocal image as you speak.

Development Days

Staff trained in Phonics benefit from the support offered through our Development Days. A trainer visits your school or organization to check communication skills, your school reading groups, discuss assessment and tracking, and provide feedback and next steps for future Development Days.

Most schools book a Development Day bundle or Advanced Training Package to keep costs down.

Enhance your school's brand image. Be able to meet the expectations of parents and build strong brand image for your school, include our phonics training in addition to your other services. We will help you achieve productivity that will be a competitive edge for your institution.
Contact Damilola Ogunremi to get started on your training.   
Tel: 08170768650, 07055245810

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