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Benefits of FUNetix

Children Learn ALL of the Sounds of English

In technical terms, this is called "phonemic awareness." ALL modern brain science related to reading shows that phonemic awareness is the first, crucial step to learning how to read.

FUNetix NAMES Every Sound of the English language

Other phonics curricula teach phonemic awareness by playing rhyming games or using audio cues to break words apart (segmentation). Only FUNetix names every sound and uses an audio/visual naming system to identify EVERY English sound. These three cues (sound, pictogram, name) working together, exponentially accelerate a child's grasp and retention of phonemic awareness and phonological knowledge of their spoken language, preparing them for mapping and decoding.

Children Learn How to Read in About 12 Hours!

FUNetix uses advanced research, allowing your child to learn how to blend and decode phonetic English within the first 4 hours. Over the next 4 hours, they are instructed how to apply all 44 letters and sound symbols as a "diacritic" pronunciation guide to common English words. With another 4 hours of practice, children are reading at a 2nd-grade level – all in all totaling about only 12 hours of instruction time.

No Other Reading Program is This Easy

The American Youth Literacy Foundation has been running a nationwide tutoring program since 2008 and has taught thousands of children from all socio-economic and cultural backgrounds, including ESL (non-native English speaking) children, how to read, using FUNetix. We can proudly say that we have never encountered a child who could not learn the basic reading principles and accelerate into reading using FUNetix.

Your Child Will Become a Confident Reader

FUNetix instills confidence in children from the very first minute. The app is so simple to understand that kids "get it" right away. When the narrator says, "the letter 'm' says /mmm/” and “the Eagle says /ee/,” kids understand that when you blend those sounds, it makes the word "me." We call this the "Blending Breakthrough." Once kids have gotten past the blending breakthrough, it's almost impossible to STOP them from learning how to read! That has been our experience thousands of times over the past 12 years.

You Don't Have to Be a Reading Expert for FUNetix to Work

FUNetix is a simulated one-on-one tutoring experience containing 40 modules (approximately 50 screens per module, totaling about 15-20 minutes of play time per module) that fully explain everything to your child so that you don't have to! Parents don't even have to know how to read English themselves, and FUNetix will still teach their child how to read in about 12 hours. If your child is between ages 5-9 and is either "reading ready" or struggling to read, you can change their life in 12 hours with FUNetix! Play and learn anywhere, at any time, on any Apple or Android device – absolutely free!

The American Youth Literacy Foundation, 501(c)(3), dba FUNetix, is a nationwide, charitable non-profit dedicated to bringing literacy to every child before they reach the end of 3rd grade. Contact: EIN 26-3211521. 10 N. Main Street, Phoenixville, PA 19460, (484)744-9742