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Why book phonics lessons through Airtasker?

Airtasker gives you the convenience to find a capable and skilled phonics tutor! There’s no need to stress yourself out searching for someone who can efficiently teach your child how to spell words or write well. Nearby Taskers can take the time to understand your child’s specific needs and adjust to their learning capacity.

Most children can be tough to work with, especially when making them sit, read, and write. They love playing games because that’s what stimulates them. Your Tasker can combine the two so that your child can have exciting phonics lessons that they will surely enjoy! This is a great supplement to what they’re taught in school because your child gets to have focused attention from a tutor.

Simply post a task, and indicate your preferred schedule, location, and budget. Taskers nearby will approach you with their offers, and you get to choose which one you think would best fit your child’s needs. You can go through each of their profiles, compare ratings, and read reviews available on our platform.

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Feel free to provide pencils, pens, papers, and a laptop or desktop computer. You may also include your child’s school textbooks as an additional learning tool. Your Tasker can take care of the worksheets, learning toys, and other supplementary materials needed for your child’s phonics lessons. Talk to your Tasker whether these are included in their fees or if you need to pay for them additionally.

The first thing you should look for is the right credentials and good work experience, both readily available on each Tasker’s profile. Besides that, a good phonics tutor is patient, friendly, and charismatic, so your child can be comfortable with them and learn effectively. You can discover if they fit the personality you’re looking for by reading what other people have to say about their service.

How long a session should take depends on your child’s schedule and how fast they can absorb the lessons. The optimal duration of a phonics tutoring session should be somewhere between 20 to 40 minutes. This is because children’s attention spans tend to be a lot shorter, and getting their concentration for a more extended amount of time can be challenging.

Yes! If your child learns better and absorbs lessons faster when they’re with friends or classmates, forming a study group and booking phonics lessons is a wise decision. You can always hire a Tasker to be their tutor, but be sure to indicate crucial details like the number of children in the study group, the schedule, and the exact location.

Yes. Owning a phonics tutoring business means needing a team of tutors to fill in the positions. You can get Taskers to help you accommodate your students and teach them topics ranging from nursery phonics lessons to grade school phonics lessons. Be specific with the credentials you are looking for and the level of performance you’re expecting from a phonics tutor.

You can pay via cash or Airtasker Pay if you prefer a cashless transaction. The frequency of payments depends on you and your agreement with your Tasker. You can pay for phonics lessons every after session, every week, or every month. Just make sure to discuss with your Tasker the payment details, schedule, and course inclusions before booking.

What do phonics lessons include?

Phonics lessons include teaching your child how to read and write by helping them hear, identify, and use different sounds that distinguish one word from another. Your Tasker can provide either face-to-face or online phonics lessons designed according to the programme of your child’s school. Creative and fun phonics lessons can undoubtedly build the reading and writing skills of your little one! Here’s what a Tasker can do to help your child learn phonics:

Pre-phonics skills

Before jumping into proper phonics lessons, your child should first develop their listening skills, sound reproduction skills, and sequencing skills. Using fun phonics games, your Tasker can help them differentiate speech sounds from unrelated environmental sounds, and then teach them how to produce those sounds themselves. Your Tasker can also show them how to sequence the individual phonetic sounds of the words they hear.

If your child finds it challenging to advance from this level, you can also hire a private coach to help them decode words and find their voice!

Sounds and actions

To help your child remember sounds, your Tasker can help them build an anchor by connecting each sound to specific actions. This can help your child memorise word families quickly and easily. Since this method works well in teaching phonics, it is beneficial for kids in the early stages. For example, your Tasker can demonstrate what sounds they can produce when they open their mouths wide to eat an apple and other actions to connect CVC words to respective sounds.

Need more resources and fun phonics activities? Airtasker also lets you find professional writers who can develop creative learning materials your child can practise on!

Letters and sounds

Letter and sound correspondences is an essential aspect that your child needs to start learning early on. Your Tasker can teach them how to understand and differentiate the names of the letters of the alphabet and their respective sounds. For example, your Tasker can explain how the letter C can be pronounced differently when used in a word, such as “cat” or “ice”. Your Tasker can also demonstrate to your child how letters don’t necessarily make the sounds and how to avoid lazy vowels.

Once your child has mastered their letters, sounds, and phonics lessons, why not take it to the next level and let them learn a foreign language? Our platform allows you to get a translator who can help you understand learning materials written in French, Japanese, or any other language you’re interested in!

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