Reading Works

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Read, write and understand English – suitable for beginners through to adults.

For classrooms, home-schooling, private tutors, self-learners.


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Vowels

30 sounds for the 6 single-letter vowels in English (a e i o u and y as a vowel) and the vowel sound of the schwa are set out here.

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AU$30 (incl p&p in Australia)


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Consonants

Thirty sounds of the 21 single consonant letters in the English alphabet are set out here in an easy-to-follow system to ensure success.

As a demonstration of how many lessons can be achieved from one row in this book please click here.

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AU$30 (incl p&p in Australia)

English Consonants

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Blends

This book has 41 blend examples where letters keep their individual sounds when placed together. Sentences showing context and meaning are included.

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AU$30 (incl p&p in Australia)


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Digraphs

This book has 56 examples of letters that have a new sound when placed together.

The words and sentence examples demonstrate where digraphs are found in words. This concept helps learners see these letter combinations more clearly. The result is more fluent and accurate spelling and reading.

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AU$30 (incl p&p in Australia)


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The Schwa

Spelling errors and incorrect pronunciations are frequently made because of an unawareness of this neglected sound.

For those unfamiliar with this important sound, a simple explanation is provided.

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Contractions

This collection has over 70 everyday contractions together with a sentence for each that entertains as well as informs.

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More advanced English vocabulary and knowledge

Uncountables

Plural nouns without s and collective nouns with sentences are set out in this unusual book.

195 word and sentence examples enhance vocabulary and widen general knowledge.

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Homophones and Heteronyms

Homophones have the same sound but a different spelling and meaning as in aisle, I’ll and isle. Teachers and students will find this collection particularly valuable.

Heteronyms have the same spelling but a different meaning, pronunciation, and/or part of speech, as in the noun and verb, record and record.

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Silent Letters

Only three letters in the alphabet are never silent in English.

Over 200 words, pictures and sentence examples are here to help spelling accuracy become the norm. Repetition of the reading and writing of these words is encouraged.

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Reference books

A-Z
Letters and their Sounds

This reference book sets out all the letters of the English alphabet with their many and varied sounds and silences.

They are presented in a thorough and systematic order that makes learning English easier and much more logical.

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I P A
International Phonetic Alphabet

Every sound in English with its letter and letter groups has been arranged for easy access and high-level understanding.

The 53 IPA letters are a particularly valuable resource for all teachers and students, particularly those learning English as an additional language.

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As the name suggests, the Nuts and Bolts book provides ideas, suggestions and a multitude of ways for the time-poor teacher be able to present a whole raft of high-powered lessons to strengthen the Reading Works series.

The information is easy to read, and topics can be cherry-picked to suit the requirements of the teacher.

See the look inside for a list of contents and how it is that teaching ‘a for apple’ can cause problems.

As a demonstration of how many lessons can be achieved from just one row of one book in the Vowels to IPA series, click here. 

A4 hard copy 90 pages
AU$65 (incl p&p in Australia)


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AU$25.00

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Bundle Bargains

Set 1: Vowels, Consonants, Blends, Digraphs, The Schwa, Contractions

Purchase the 6 book BUNDLE at the special price of AU$170 (incl P&P in Australia), and we will email you a PDF of the Nuts and Bolts Literacy Teaching Manual (90 pages) FREE.

Nuts and Bolts English language teaching manual

Set 2 – Reading Works Full 11 book BUNDLE

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Purchase the set of 11 Reading Works books at a bundle price of AU$297 (incl P&P in Australia).

You will also receive a FREE PDF copy of the 90 page Nuts and Bolts Literacy Teaching Manual, plus a hard copy of the 20 page A4 Charts booklet (see Bookshelves list).

Nuts and Bolts English language teaching manual
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