The Essential Aspects of Teaching Children to Read in English


  • Hartati Hartati Universitas Muhammadiyah Buton
  • Siti Misra Susanti Universitas Muhammadiyah Buton
  • Henny Henny Universitas Muhammadiyah Buton
  • Asma Kurniati Universitas Muhammadiyah Buton
  • Marwah Marwah Universitas Muhammadiyah Buton



Reading, Teaching, Children


This paper aims to introduce the essential aspects that teachers should know in teaching children to read in English. The age level of the children referred to in this paper are children aged 5 to 7 years. The aspects include the characteristics of children, the importance of teaching children to read in English, decoding and phonemic awareness. The aspects were selected from the results of the analysis of previous related literature that are still considered important for discussion so as to provide new treasures for teachers in particular. With this paper, it is hoped that it can enrich information about teaching young chidren to read in English and increase the teacher's insight about teaching young children to read in English so that teaching reading can take place effectively.


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How to Cite

Hartati, H., Susanti, S. M. ., Henny, H., Kurniati, A. ., & Marwah, M. (2021). The Essential Aspects of Teaching Children to Read in English. ELS Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, 4(3), 322-325.