Oral Language Observation Essay

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Oral language Observation

Eugene has some trouble with talking and reading. When he talks, one of the first things that is noticeable about Eugene is that he has trouble pronouncing words and that is shown through his stuttering. His stuttering mostly occurs at the beginning of a word, but once he says his initial sounds, the rest of the sounds in the word he says is clearly pronounced. While he is stuttering, Eugene closes his eyes tight to concentrate on getting the initial sound out. He also attempts to start over and repeat the word all over after a few seconds of stuttering. When talking, Eugene can say complete and coherent sentences, but his stuttering does throw him off. He begins to speak slower after he stutters;however his
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She has said that Eugene is excellent at math, but he does not like reading. His mom he struggles with reading comprehension and correctly pronouncing sounds in words. She also has commented that he has had some previous therapy with pronouncing words. She is really determined for Eugene to pass the third grade literacy test, and has enrolled him into summer camp to help him. She has just recently discovered that Eugene has Dyslexia this summer.

Phonemic Awareness and Phonic
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In this test, the test administrator must pronounce the onset and the rime of a word separately. Eugene then must take these sounds( onset and rime) and blend them to pronounce the whole word that he believes the test administrator is saying. He scored proficient on this test by not missing any of the words at all. By making this score, Eugene shows relative mastery of phonemic awareness and should not require further instruction with onset and rime. With the Phonics Test, Eugene tested as emergent and requires further instruction with phonics. In the Phonics Test, Eugene must pronounce forty-eight words divided up into sixteen rows of three words. He mispronounced the words: dunk, claw, sunk, quench, bashed, soup, lads, viper, yapping, fur, note, holly, taper, police, labor, babble, leek, shade, fade, jogging, windy, fishes, waist, and discover. Of those mistakes, he mispronounced the initial sounds in the thirteen words. He mispronounced the rime in nine words, and he made thirteen syllabication mistakes. He also mispronounced the affixes in four words and mispronounced one r-controlled

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