Citizens of the world are interested in learning the English language. English-speaking countries generally value democracy and free enterprise. Because of this, freedom and innovation are products of those countries. English has become an important language of diplomacy and commerce. World citizens are interested in living and working in those countries, and they want to be able to speak the language.
The Sounds Of Words is helpful here. The book provides information and example words for the spelling and pronunciation of the vowel-consonant patterns for the 600 most frequently used words in the English language. It also has words to illustrate the variety of consonant sounds. It shows how to use the universal word, explicit teaching, concrete, multi-sensory, applied phonics, reading intervention.
In addition, because the vowel-consonant patterns and consonant sounds are illustrated, specific comparisons can be made between pronunciation of the letters of the learner's first language and the English sounds of the letters. So, world citizens can choose to learn how to speak more like a native English speaker.
Using The Sounds Of Words, learners are able to increase proficiency in reading, spelling, writing, and speaking English!