Research into teaching a foreign language using phonics methodology

Ofsted MFL Research Review June, 2021

Teaching Schools Council MFL Pedagogy review report, 2016

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Developing reading and decoding in the modern foreign languages classroom’, in ‘Debates in modern languages education’, edited by P Driscoll, E Macaro and A Swarbrick, Routledge, 2014

K Koda, ‘The effects of lower‐level processing skills on FL reading performance: implications for instruction’, in ‘The Modern Language Journal, Volume 76, 1992, pages 502 to 512.

Can the regular use of target language phonics reduce the dependence on class teachers in MFL and therefore lead to greater independence in learning without compromising the quality of new language acquisition? Kate Venner de Cortez, University of Cumbria, 2015

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An early start to French literacy: learning the spoken and written word simultaneously in English primary schools Volume 1 of 2 (2014)

A study into the teaching of reading to beginner learners of French in secondary school. Funded by The Nuffield Foundation. Woore, R., Graham, S., Porter, A., Courtney, L. & Savory, C. (2018). Foreign language education: unlocking reading (FLEUR).

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S Gathercole and A Baddeley, ‘Phonological working memory: a critical building block for reading development and vocabulary acquisition?’, in ‘European Journal of Psychology of Education’, Volume 8, Issue 3, 1993, pages 259 to 317.

Developing reading confidence for beginner learners of French in secondary school, Graham, S., Woore, R., Porter, A., Courtney, L., & Savory, C. (2020)