A Study on Effects of the Convergence of Story Character Phonics on Preschoolers' Early Reading Development

영어동화와 융합한 스토리 캐릭터 파닉스 교육이 유아의 초기 읽기 발달에 미치는 영향에 관한 연구

  • Lim, Eun-Kyeong (Dept. of English Education, Kongju National University) ;
  • Sohng, Hae-Sung (Dept. of English Education, Kongju National University) ;
  • Bae, Jiyoung (Dept. of English Education, Kongju National University)
  • 임은경 (공주대학교 영어교육과) ;
  • 송해성 (공주대학교 영어교육과) ;
  • 배지영 (공주대학교 영어교육과)
  • Received : 2017.10.24
  • Accepted : 2017.12.20
  • Published : 2017.12.28


The Effects of the Story Character Phonics on Preschoolers' Early Reading Abilities and Affective Domains The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of the story character phonics on preschoolers' early reading abilities (phonemic awareness and phonics abilities) and their affective domains. 24 participants in the present study were seven years old, and they were divided into two different groups at S kindergarten in Chungnam. There were 12 preschoolers in the experimental group with the story character phonics, and 12 preschoolers in the control group learned English by the story phonics focusing on phonemic awareness and vocabulary for 6 weeks. The results were as follows: First, the story character phonics was more effective in improving the preschoolers' early reading abilities than using the story phonics. Secondly, the story character phonics had some positive effects on the preschoolers' affective domains. This study proved that practicing with the story character phonics is more effective for preschoolers to develop their early reading abilities of English and their affective domains.


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