The above video is of a kid who is in preschool sounding out the sounds represented by letters. I have a few more such videos.
If children in Lagos are taught this way soon you will find the name of Nigeria on a better spot on the PISA test than that of the UK, US and OZ.
A number of educators including John Bald @JohnBaldLangLit Independent educational consultant from the UK who had said on Twitter that consonants cannot be pronounced without an extraneous sound.
The kid in the video above as well as the African American lady in the video I have posted here are proof that consonants can be taught without extraneous sounds.
If kids are taught this way there is no chance of kids shutting down from learning to read.
He was taught by my Face Book friend, Mr. Elisha Uroh from Lagos. He is working with a volunteer group teaching kids to learn to read.