Phonological Awareness Training in Pre-School Period

Turan F., Akoglu G.

EGITIM VE BILIM-EDUCATION AND SCIENCE, vol.36, no.161, pp.64-75, 2011 (SSCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 161
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.64-75
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Studies on typically developing children indicate that phonological awareness skill intervention is especially effective in reading skills. This study aims to analyze the effect of Phonological Awareness training given in pre-school period over the development of children's Phonological Awareness skills and the contribution of this training in the articulation and auditory discrimination skills. The research group of the study was composed of typically developing 29 children between 5 and 6 years old. "Phonological Awareness Skill Checklist" (PASC), Ankara Articulation Test and Auditory Discrimination Test were used and the "Phonological Awareness Skill Training Sessions" (PASTS) were designed. According to the findings of this study, the difference between the experiment and the control group was found to be significant.