1. a way of teaching reading, commonly known as sounding out, which is based upon the noises of the letters in a term instead of on the term as a whole, that being, trying to match phonemes and graphemes. Commonly referred to as phonic technique. 2. a previous terminology for acoustics.

PHONICS: "Hooked on Phonics was a popular learning method in the 1990's."
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