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Why my son can read at 4 years old
- Published on Jan 3, 2023 veröffentlicht
- Don't get me wrong, sight words have a time and place. But if we focus on teaching phonics FIRST, our little ones will have a much easier time learning sight words and why they're tricky. #shorts
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My son learned to read well before this age. Check here to see how I did it www.toddlersread.com/free-workshop
I can’t believe it 4 year old said a whole sentence
@Alice Black j
@Alice Black parents only have part responsibility in their children's education, that's why they have school because parents believe the schools should be able to teach their children in the most effective way possible but they don't
I knew how to read at 3 and half i got in school at 2 and half
ABSOLUTE TRUTH, PARENTS!!! TEACH YOUR KIDS THE SOUNDS OF LETTERS AND THEY WILL READ.
No kidding !
@Toddlers Can Read9
@che che frfr
Like everyone can read at age 4
My mum was a hero she taught me and my brother to read from a very young age just before I turned 3 I think. Adults were amazed at this and I was praised in reception for my abilities as they was higher then all the other kids abilities
@Abu Muzam you are write I'm not interested in study😔
@J.S Gamer Expand your knowledge b4 making fun of someone. The sentence you have formed is wrong, and you don't know how to spell "spelling" yet you are still going to correct others 😂
@J.S Gamer spelling* also, "mom" isn't the only way to say it. People say "mum" as well.
Bro not mum splleling is wrong write splleling is mom 😂
Your son is absolutely incredible! You should be very proud!
i thought people could read by 4-5? He is good definitely...his pronounciation is grt
@Sura Cakir feels a bit late
I learned how to read at 2 years old.
I could read at 4-5 🙂
My baby brother learned how to read at 3, idk how but scares me
My mom taught me to read at a similar age with the book “teach your child to read in 100 easy lessons.”
Omfg me to same EXACT BOOK I still have it 7 years later
If only more parents realize their children don’t really know certain things without it being in sequence they would see how important sounding things out is. Thanks for this video
He even displayed understanding in tonality when dealing with punctuation at 4. He will be a well spoken gentleman by the way he’s going.
@karton kutu 7 and 8 is wild, i was reading at like 2
@karton kutu Pour le coup, c’est votre système étasunien (je suppose) qui est assez mal foutu. Pourquoi attendre aussi longtemps? Les enfants n’ont-ils pas l’envie de lire des bandes dessinés/livres voir documentaires ou dessin animé sous-titrés?
@Ultracookienite I dont quite understand, sorry. Are you asking me how I know english? Its my second language, I was kind of forced into it in 3rd grade and I was fluent by 5th grade.
@karton kutu how would you know American?
@karton kutu ye i was talking about that
Man, you are a great father ✌🏾🌹
Four years old boy can reading very well these sentences
The last look of the dad was personal.
@Öykü aaa Türk :)
@Seriously? 😑 a good name
My 3 years old nephew can read too. Filipino is our first language but he can read English more and speak to it. I think because since he was a baby, hos already familiar to the sounds of how to read and repeat to watch the ABC sounds.
He gonna be on a 12 grade reading level in no time
My man reads better than half of my class
That’s a good one
@ThePioneer let me guess,do they spell it as "uv"
Bro I've seen high schoolers spell the word "of" wrong : 💀
97% of my classmates read like shit (not me)
The look he gave at the end said,"what are you doing with your life?"
And thats how you get a “kids eat for free pass”
Another reason he can read is because you’re being how a parent should be. You’re a great father.
I feel like that’s the main reason he can read, his parents actually helped him learn, meaning that he will be a more intelligent person growing up and have a much wider and more complex vocabulary
@Wîld Fìrë i dont know
@human From memory..? At 2 years old….??? Were you alive before or something?
@human2!? That’s crazy. Ik 2 year olds that barely speak.
i remember me finally getting english properly, i used to be soo bad. But then, I just watched alot of youtube videos and now i am the best english speaker in my family
I learned to read 3 languages before 3..but his pronunciation is rlly great 👍
What a patient and devoted dad.i admire him.
@Toddlers Can Read thanks
@범규 If you haven't taken my free training yet, that would be a great place to start! I'm in the chat to answer any questions. www.toddlersread.com/free-workshop
@Aqeel hmm? I don't understand
@_Itz_Raiven_"yes I did cus my mum told me" u urself don't know that.
So precious ❤❤❤
his voice is soooo cute
I taught children to read for 42 years. Phonics is king, but sight words are queen. You need both. You cannot sound out every word.
FINALLY SOMEONE SAID IT that kids gonna be confused when he tries to learn more complicated words!!!
English seems a difficult language. I learned to read completely on my own because my native language has simple rules - all letters sound exactly the same way, no matter where in a word they are located.
So, after bugging my parents with questions: "What's this letter?", I was soon able to read entire books without my parents having to actually sit with me and teach reading.
I was about 5 then and I was pre-schooled at home. No kindergarten for me because I had some serious health issues. One of them was poor eyesight. That did not stop me from becoming an avid reader before even starting to attend school. I was the fastest and the most accurate reader in class... also, I was being bullied a lot because I had to hold books close to my eyes.
Exactly, English has insane rules that make no sense. Also, so many words that are coming from different languages which changes pronunciation rules, or they have had the pronunciation changed once it was used in English. And, there is more than one skill to learn. Decoding the word so you can pronounce it is wonderful, but it teaches nothing about the meaning. But when we teach sight words they have context with them when they are used in sentences and they are usually very common words the child will hear. Also a lot of words with similar sounds/spellings are learned as sight words. Both things are very helpful for the whole process.
Spelling-sound combinations aren't always the best in english. When you project your voice during a project, you prOject in the prahject. When you read that, did you read it right? Red, rEd. Red, read, reed, read is of course the first and fourth sound the same and the second and third sound the same.
It's tough when you have a trough of words, when you see the sea and treat yourself to bread and steak. Though rough, it is thorough. Just be kind to your kin and remember....
Language is fucking hard.
how tf can he read better then me
So glad my teachers did this for me I elevated all.speech problems at 5 and talked as fluently as my parents more schools need to do this.
You can tell he has got amazing support system in place with amazing parents
@edamium Your tests were 2+2
@Cats don't judge this channel is dedicated to education tips for children. he's not even showing the kids' face, he's just proving that this learning technique is more effective
bro just imagine he messed up one word and his parents are like jumping on him like you little piece of shit
I actually had suffered through this that's why I commented this
@Danielle Peralta-Locke I could speak and read 2 languages, tell the time all by the age of 2, my tests are usually full marks as well, maybe I should be moved up a grade
@Cowieman you will understand when you are cyber bullied then get depression all at the age of nine just because you got a phone a little too young
yes this is so true my mum taught me how to read at 3 from sounding them out, making kids memorise words is way harder for them
Yup and by the time he's in Elementary, he'll be on track to if not already be reading at a High School level.
That’s what you call a good dad
@Ian Klebar it looks better
@human it shows
i learnt how to read and nobody teached me
I can read at 3 and forgot how to read at 4
Wow he can immediately just say and read words like memorize
The kid is a fluent reader
Asian children taught by sight at 3-4 years old be like:
pathetic my 1 month 24 day old sister learned 3 languages and was able to read at 20 days old
I do agree im asian and i never learned to read or practice english and i live in a country that speaks a dif language and my sister speaks english at age 2-3
I started to talk fluently at age of 3 and i learnt by sight soooo.... 🤣😅😅
Wow I am so proud of her son
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I really like when parents try different things to raise their kids, they're actually putting in the effort
@Shayari Howlader lie
@Shayari Howlader same
Bro my mom home schools my five year old brother and he struggles with words sometimes, ima make her watch this
Meanwhile everyone in primary school “ MY..MUM..TOLD…ME…NOT…TO…SWEAR…AT…SCHOOL”
When a 4 year old is more literate than the current US president
@Leslie678 you right though
@Quincee i think trump was better for commercial bussiness tho. gas prices were cheaper, more alliances, terrorist groups were afraid, so on.
@Infinite Uploadz complete media lies
@SmallGraphics I cant get in trouble for saying it now since my mom is the only person that got in trouble. I just like to show my intelligence without saying my IQ.
This is so sweet
Meanwhile i couldnt read at 4 was because I lived in a whole different country and there were no english words anywhere 😭
You’re probably a nice dad.
Be proud of yourself!
@Rrtt Tfthxgman istg my parents gave me ptsd the first time i asked for help on homework 😭
Lil man can ask his dad to do homework with him without crying
He don't need a Oscar
Oscar needs him
My mom said I would pretend to read books I'd memorized and I would cry because I wasn't learning to read in school yet.
Another reason he can read the words is because someone is working with him, one on one. Many parents don’t and just make the teachers at school do all the teaching. We have to be there for our kids, make life fun but also a learning experience.
@human Suit yourself.
@Alem Bess i give full credit to my brain for teaching me how to sight read and sound out words
I could read at two, there's many others in this comment section who also learnt outside of school
THANK YOU THIS IS PURE TRUTH
you’re in preschool in District four years older than your increase Gormley proud of you I hope you become a good student one day and you are the best leader
Lil man can read better than the rest of my 7th grade class
Edit: I’m not a lazy sped kid so no TYSM thanks for all the likes
Also MOM IM FAMOUS
@Rodolfo Custona i learned when i was 1year and 29 days old
Ha ha ha ha ha that’s not real right
I was speaking sentences when I was 1 and a halg
@Jumento que anima :) im thirteen fyi
I could talk and walk at 1 year and 7 months old and I read an entire book about dinosaurs at 3
When I was four I already can speak English because of television 😂
OMG he’s soooo Smart he need to go on Agt
My mom is a kindergarten teacher and ever since I was 4 years old she would teach me how to sound words, so that I'll be able to pronounce words and read it correctly. Because of my mom, I am now one of the best speakers and debaters in class.
@Roy Hoeksema Well most children have a hard time being able to read or write. Kindergarten starts at the age of 6 here in the Philippines.
Is it not common for children to be able to read at that age in the US? I remember us having written tests in pre-school (4-5yo)
@Lyvella Rose♡ Most students catch up in comprehension in a couple of years, but some never learn to read for pleasure. Still when it comes to reading most of us are mere amateurs. I would love to read professionally but I don't think that is a real job unless you count lawyers and editors and I don't. The only way to learn to pronounce words correctly is to actually hear the word spoken aloud. You can either ask someone or look it up online. Phonics isn't going to take you past grade school. It is just a tool to help you learn the basics, but you need to graduate to a dictionary and online pronunciation guide. Usage is an entirely different problem and the best way to improve your usage is to read.
@Pippa Dawg From my perspective, I honestly agree with you. I have depended on my skill way too much back then, and because of it, it effected me drastically. But, eventually I learned more after a couple of years. I won't say that I'm a professional in reading or pronouncing words correctly, cause I make mistakes as well.
@Redzard Imagine vividly insulting a person because of their specific likes and interest in the internet just because they gave their opinion openly.
This method is gonna work for me to teach my kids without being overwhelming for us. Thank you for the video!
I learnt how to read before I started school by sounding words out. then at school, I did sight words and I finished all of the sight word levels within 6 months compared to others who took 2 years. but for me, the sight words were more about pronunciation than reading
The smile growing on his face is wholesome.
@Clutch god gamer and damn walkin at 1 years old sheesh
@Clutch god gamer i learned to read at 2 years and 7 months
@Clutch god gamer 💀
Yup but i learned to walk when I was 1 years old
That's a good achievement on my part
Me who can speak both of my main languages (English and Chinese) at 3 years old: 🗿
That’s what my mom did with me. Knowing how to sound is most definitely the key to learning how to read, because it immediately trains your brain to think quicker
I recognized words before I could even speak💀
I was behind on sight words in kindergarten and was put into a “learning assistance room” or whatever. My mother taught me how to just sound the words out and magically my reading improved.
Fuck the public school system, my parents were better at teaching than these people who sit around and complain about low wages all day.
He’s a smart kid he’s going places I didn’t talk until I was like 4 years old the fact he’s already reading sentences is amazing
@Yr_lx It could be real cuz i read when I was 1.
@Luna The Cat nor did I I always cried 🤣
@Callum Perry I didn't go to preschool either
@Luna The Cat wow
Tbh I don’t even know how I learned how to read😭😭😂😂
He Learned to spell at the age of 4 he is the first smallest person that can sound out I think 👏
My 6 year old son reads amazingly well because of both sight reading and sounding words out. They can work together, they don't have to be enemies. He sight reads words he knows, but when he gets to one he doesn't know he works on sounding out the letters
PS - & Other methods. Close observation is necessary throughout to identify problems & take corrective action as possible, before it becomes permanent. If it cannot corrected, help the child learn to compensate.
@Sara Love - EXACTLY! The more we learn about the entire process, the more complex it is. Seeing the mouth & facial expressions when speaking are vital - justification for NO masks. Hearing, the mechanics of speech, comprehension, phonetics, definitions, etymologies of words, etc. Individual defects & anxieties, whether from birth or acquired, able to be overcome with speech &/or hearing interventions or therapies. One difficulty is hesitation stammer, which can be caused by a great variety of issues.
Therefore, an excellent basic teaching technique is the Phonics method, using sight words, sounding out,
That's how we teach it here too, start with letter-sound connections, and then start memorizing sight words. It's really important, especially for reading efficiency and for kids with reading difficulties like dyslexia.
I wanna cry. ❤️❤️❤️❤️
Aww he's so cute❤😊
Why does this kid read better than half the people in junior high?😂
Edit: thx for the likes, I’ve never got this many before😊
@EveryThingMario asked what?
@saul goodman's fingerr in Canada we have junior high, it’s like one thing below high school
What junior high school are you talking about?
@Kanalbenenner who asked?
High school? Wtf is junior high?
Your boy is so fast at reading
This is what parenting should look like!♥️
For neurotypical children, yes. For neurodivergent, absolutely not
Asian parents and Muslim parents looking at this comment: ಠ_ಠ
He might not be four
having to go to school as a 4 year old, nah fuck that
It's not the same for everybody 💀
He’s smart enough bro 🤩
Me, who was able to type at 2 and at 9 years old was able to type 110 wpm:
as an asian i can confirm that your kid is really good at pronouncing. we asians started reading from like 3-4 years 💀
man i meant reading a bit FLUENTLY so the average is 3-4. they start reading small words at 2..so pls stop saying it's 2
no it is 1. well thats when i learned to speak
im asian too
@zennie 💓 Slay
@MinutePlant it's normal in the UK, Idk about the US
i am central european and for me its the same
Well it depends where you are living ,in India we are expected to not only know how to read in english but also hindi and if there is a regional language by the age of 5
True, I knew how to read at 4 before kindergarten, and this is how my parents did it. Teaching my future kids this way, sight words aren't a good teaching strategy.
Reading at 4 is common in my area I had entire conversations with much older people at that age,read my first comic somewhere around that time
You can see how proud he was ..
@jamol 1. finally someone spoke early
from what age can you read? I can since around 1.5 years old
My mind at first: I hopped into a Coffee Shop☕️☕️
This is one of those videos that always pop up on my shorts but I still am not tired of it.
My cousin is 3 years old and he literally speaks perfect English than most of us
@Sana Kashif I don't think anybody believes what you just said. I couldn't even talk.
wait, isn't that overdue? I tought the normal age of learning how to read and write is 2
If he wants to go to Harvard he is going to go to harvard
I remember reading shit while i was three
Yeah, I noticed your English isn't particularly perfect.
You are a good teacher keep teaching them you could do it
That is a smart child
He’s a smart boy. I hope your dad teaches you so much.❤
@Renz axel Elepaño what 💀
@Dixi - Chan lol did you try to wrong me because you can talk at six?
@Divization I can read only when I was 8 years old but can speak English at 4 years old
And yes I do not use English as main language or used them on daily basis 🗿
4 years old is not very young to learn how to read. I learnt to read at 4 years old and my brother learned to read at around 3y 11 months old
I don't know how I learned how to read I just straight up just read
I'll be honest. I can't read till I'm 7. Parent keep making me memorized words by sight 😢 don't let your children be like me to all the new parents out there. On the bright side, once I caught up with reading from sounds, I became the brightest one in class 😊
As a hispanic speaker, learning word patterns made me improve a lot my pronunciation in English instead of memorize every single word
There's 26 letters and approximately 44 phonetic sounds in English. Learning it is no small feat.
Isn't that how Spanish speakers learn to read? It's still hard for kids though. Now I when I was learning English it was different, it was more word for word. I guess my brain did learn a lot of new words I had never heard by associating sounds though.
@Roxanne Quiamco cringe
I thought that's how everyone learns new languages... starting with studying alphabet. All my teachers of english, german and spanish(they're all not my mother tongues) started with introducing alphabets and all the letters to me
Man this kid is smart👯♂️👯👯♀️👯🍄🍄
as soon as i turned 3 my mum chucked the dictionary at me
Wow, I hope this kid becomes the best reader ever.
@Alexa_Strawberry Queen04 bro Reading level is adult
@StefandiggsyoatCap cause I knew how to read when I was 3! I know impossible but the answer is that I just love reading☕
Oh my gosh guys the best reader ever!
i learned how to read when i was 2 and a half, and learned simple maths like additions and subtractions when i was 5
I learned to write at the age of 2-3 and read at the age of 2-3 too 😳 self pride 😗
really odd that it’s not a global thing for children to start reading at 4, it’s best that you give them the grasp of letters while they’re still 3, they’ll almost always learn how to read at 4 alone if you do
As a linguist I can say one thing:
Phonics helps decode language, meaning it helps with spelling, which helps with reading. But in order to learn to read, an able reader must read regularly to the person
@Amy Albernaz no but it is, otherwise people would be pronouncing KITE as KIT-EH
@&yLand Sounding also doesn't make sense in many case. "Four" and "our" would be pronounced the same, for example. And many of the words definitely don't work if you sound out individual letters, requiring knowledge of grouped vowels at a minimum.
This kid can read because he's being engaged with and absorbing information.
@&yLand Decoding (sounding it out) and comprehension (understanding what you read) are two different skills. Reading uses both. But trying to go with the shape of words leads to word guessing.
@Marina Raiu agree.I take advantage of all the webs vastness.I have noticed...in my nephew...he doesn't know how to study.I always took notes and read by chapter.I knew how to pull out the most important ideas to keep on hand to reference back to study.Teaching kids how to do this is a lost tool.Im not saying it's the best tool but it is one.Every person learns different .
That is so untrue I’m sure it cellars helps but it’s not necessary for one to learn to read.
I learned to read at four! I don’t know many who have the same feat
Wow,he read at 4 years old I am just astonished
He's so smart, I hope he grow's up to be a nice kid like he is now and his pronounciation is extremely good too.
I'm not asian.
@MJ Ox look up how to spell pronunciation
@aDoggoFriend which up?
i always wondered how could i read the first novel of my life at six, i guess now i know.
Bro I already learned how to read English at 2-3years old and my first language was spanish
This is sweet.
My son was reading at three. We read to him daily (usually by his demand), I turned the subtitles on everything he watched, and we did flash cards for letter sounds. He is on the autism spectrum so that probably had a lot to do with it too.
Now I teach kindergarten. I love teaching them to read. Once it starts clicking 😭 One of the best things.
@Ben Chanthat's so cap🤣🤣
I learned to read at 2, I was so addicted to license plates I would read every single one in each parking lot. Then I started reading picture books and eventually simple graphic novels.
Mine read at 3 also.
I was able to read at three years old because my kindergarten was bilingual and was teaching everyone to speak and read both english and chinese yes chinese at three the school system is mad
My son is on the spectrum and I'm teaching him to read so this is encouraging :)
His voice is very cuteee❤❤
I thought every kid knew how to read at 4 ngl
Best dad who teaches there son the sentence❤
@Gooney You see typos so much you have learned to speak in typos.
@The beanlord /\/\/\ thats what i said
Yep my sister too teach her child to speak now he can speak! In age of 3
His voice is so cute 💕😍♥️🥰.
That’s how I learned too, I am bilingual so English isn’t my first language, my parents taught me to sound out words and now I won my school’s spelling bee