whole language

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whole language

n.
A method of teaching people to read by emphasizing the recognition of words in everyday contexts and the use of books that are not textbooks.

whole′-lan′guage adj.
References in classic literature ?
By double or compound, those composed either of a significant and non-significant element (though within the whole word no element is significant), or of elements that are both significant.
Phonics is a method of teaching children to read involving learning letter sounds then using them to read whole words.
Don't use whole words because these are easier for fraudsters to find out.
CHILDREN taught to read using phonics, where they recognise sounds not whole words, are 28 months ahead of what is expected of them by the age of seven.
Phonics teaches pupils to read by using sounds rather than recognising whole words and has been hailed by ministers as the best way to teach young children to read.
Rather than representing whole words, these shapes most likely conveyed numbers used in counting different types of commodities, Woods suggested.
If whole words are all you can remember, try pairs or groups of completely unrelated words for better security.
Rates of recovery were higher in boys than girls, and in those who did not repeat whole words at onset than those who did.
The check, which is taken by pupils at the end of their first year of formal schooling (Year 1), is based on phonics, a system which focuses on sounds rather than recognising whole words.
Others contain whole words and sentences, combining the aesthetics of the letters' appearance with the meaning of the words themselves.
Atkinson focused on phonemes because comparing whole words such as EnglishA[sup.