Why Children Can't Read: And What We Can Do About it

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This text provides an approach to dealing with literacy problems. The author combines her own scientific and clinical experience with a synthesis of modern research on reading, to show how different methods of teaching reading could successfully improve standards of literacy. The book examines the construction of writing systems and how they can be taught, along with research on writing programmes that work for everyone, including adults and children who cannot read a word. Focusing on the sounds of language, McGuinness proposes a reading scheme capable of teaching every child to read by logical steps.

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Edition Penguin Books, First Impression, 1998. With Foreword by Steven Pinker. ISBN: 0-14-026697-6. PAPERBACK. 436 pages. Just light tanning to paper edges. Other than that, the unread book remains in very good condition throughout. Text all clean, neat and tight. Dispatch from UK.

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