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No matter where you live, chances are we can introduce you to an amazing teacher in your neighborhood. You can take lessons in the privacy of your own home or at your teacher's location.

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Average Cost of Phonics Lessons

The average cost of 60-minute phonics lessons is $56. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and your location, you should expect to spend anywhere between $25 and $125 per hour.

30-min $15
 
$30 average
$55
45-min $20
 
$40 average
$65
60-min $25
 
$56 average
$125

For the best experience, we typically recommend 60-minute phonics lessons. However, students looking for a more affordable option may want to consider a shorter lesson length of 45 or 30 minutes. On average, 45-minute phonics lessons are 29% less expensive at $40, and 30-minute lessons cost 47% less at $30.

Curious how much phonics lessons cost in your area? Do a quick search to get local prices for the best phonics teachers .

Popular Phonics tutors

Renee H.

Dayton, OH
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Tim K.

Schertz, TX
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Linda L.

Tucker, GA
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Adrianna C. May 3, 2017
· Piano · In home
Renee is wonderful and honest. Thank you so much for coming by today!
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Sharon May 3, 2017
· Piano · In home
Very patient kind encouraging
Excellent teacher for the adult learner
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TJ October 8, 2016
· Piano · In home
Excellent teacher! TJ is very smart but shy...but he was comfortable with Ms. Harvey.

About Tim K.

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I have been teaching for 25 years. I have worked with students of all ages from pre-kindergarten to university. I have tutored students in a wide variety of subjects, including phonics.

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Christina K. October 9, 2017
· Piano · In studio
My 8-year-old has been taken the lessons from him since March of last year and it has been an amazing journey for her taking his lessons.
He is calm, patient and very talented.
I am so thankful that I found him through this website!
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Priscilla K. September 13, 2017
· Piano · In home
Tim is the perfect instructor for me! His patience and instructions have taught me to concentrate, relax and enjoy learning.
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Elisemarie June 20, 2017
· Singing · In home
Tim William is a GREAT TEACHER, and I will only go to him for my singing lessons.thank you very much.

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Tucker, GA

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"Phonics" are the basic foundation of all alphabet-based writing. For learning to read English, students learn best when taught a combination of phonics and sight-words. (English is full of words that are NOT spelled phonetically; however, the rules of phonics do have a definite place in learning to read English.)
With beginning readers, I incorporate songs and rhyme to help children hear and understand phonics. I also use rhythm/percussion to help children distinguish syllables.

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Raye June 27, 2017
· Ukulele · Online
Linda gave me a lot to work on for my first lesson. I am enthusiastic for the week ahead, practicing what she showed me. Great lesson!
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Joe G. January 16, 2017
· Banjo · In studio
Everything went great teacher is great can't wait until next lesson
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Ella August 11, 2016
· Banjo · In studio
Linda is easily the most patient and welcoming person I've ever worked with. She has incredible knowledge over a vast array of topics and she is eager to share with others. This, in my opinion, is the most important quality of all teachers. Her lessons have proved a great way to build a solid base in my field of interest. as well as providing me with a well rounded and wonderful mentor that I'm sure to rely on for many other lessons in the future- banjo or otherwise!

Julie L.

Hermitage, TN
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Matthew H.

Cleveland, OH
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Maurice S.

Phoenix, AZ
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DISTAR method

Combine subjects for a price break. For example 30 minutes of Math and 45 minutes of English would cost $50 separately, but would cost $45 for 75 minutes of Combined Tutoring. Simply choose ONE subject for the amount of tutoring time desired, and notify me which subjects you'd like to cover.

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Fabio September 4, 2017
· Piano · In home
Julie is great. She's been teaching piano to our 5-year old daughter and she loves Julie's encouraging and caring style. Highly recommended.
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Lina May 6, 2017
· English · Online
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Rita N. April 23, 2017
· Singing · In home
a great time for my daughter,she learnd alot and really enjoyed it every week. Julie is super Nice and a lovey person who has been sharing her knowlegde of singing With my 10 year old girl. Great experience ;)

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I teach phonics to younger children to develop their reading, writing and speech. I put a heavy emphasis on developing the child's awareness of phonemes, which are the most basic building blocks for all words in the English language. I will improve your child's ability to hear, identify, and manipulate over 40+ phonemes, and teach them how they correspond to the intricate spelling patterns that are found in our language.

I have taught all forms of English and language arts from pre-school to adults in their 50's from foreign countries. I am an expert on pronunciation, vocabulary, spelling, reading, writing as well as more complex mechanics such as sentence structure, subject-verb agreement, comprehension, etc.

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Oscar P. October 16, 2017
· Algebra · Online
Matthew is great! Got my son set up in no time and put a lot of effort into getting him engaged and focused. So far great experience!
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Lee October 4, 2017
· Math · Online
Matt is very clear and helpful. I recommend him as does my son.
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Maya September 19, 2017
· GRE · Online
Very helpful in explaining math concepts! He helped me raise my quantitative score from a 149 to a 158 in just 2 weeks!

About Maurice S.

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Trouble reading even "simple" words? Can you or your child tell how many sounds there are in the word "cat"? Can you or your child say "cat", but change the "t" to a "sh"? If not, I can help. I have recently helped students from 3rd grade up to 11th grade who had never been fortunate enough to meet a teacher who knew how to help them... until they met me.

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Matt May 30, 2017
· Algebra · In home
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Colin M. October 24, 2016
· Hebrew · In studio
Maurice is a blessing to my life and an answer to my prayers. If you are serious about learning Hebrew this man is the man to see. He is on time, good natured, and patient. His teaching method gives quick results.
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Kim Swenson August 6, 2015
· Math · In home
I am in my second year of homeschooling and had prayed specifically for a male teacher to come alongside us and assist in our homeschooling adventure. Although my son, who is six, is not having any difficulties at the moment, homeschooling is still new to me and I was hoping I could find someone who would keep us accountable and help fill in any gaps in my son's schooling. We have found Maurice to be just what we needed. He is engaging and encouraging and has been helpful in sharing strategies and teaching techniques that foster comprehensive learning and not merely memorization.

Why TakeLessons?

Phonics Lessons

Does your child struggle with reading? Perhaps he or she is suffering the effects of dyslexia, or another learning disability. Or maybe your son or daughter just finds reading challenging. Whatever your concerns are, TakeLessons is here to help. Our phonics tutoring program is exactly what your child needs to develop great reading success.

The Benefits of Phonics Tutoring

Phonics tutoring has changed the lives of children all over the country. There are many benefits to working one on one with a phonics tutor. Children who have problems with reading really struggle in a classroom setting. They find it difficult to read out loud if they're called on by their teachers and just getting through a lesson is very challenging. Phonics tutoring with one of our excellent tutors can give your child the tools he or she needs to read and read well. Your child will enjoy working with a tutor who is dedicating time to helping him or her succeed and you'll be surprised at how quickly your child's reading improves. Phonics tutoring can help restore some of your child's confidence that might have been lost when learning to read in a classroom setting alone.

What Phonics Tutoring Consists Of

The best thing about phonics tutoring is the fact that your child's tutor will cater to his or her own reading and comprehensive skill levels. Your child will work on basic reading skills, including spelling, punctuation, pronouncing words correctly and more. Through the power of repetition, and by working with a dedicated tutor and a personalized phonics tutoring program, your child will quickly learn the fundamentals of reading and will be reading at an appropriate age level before you know it.

Making the decision to incorporate a phonics tutoring program into your child's education is a great decision for anyone who struggles with reading. At TakeLessons, we believe that every child deserves to learn how to read and how to read well. By enlisting the help and support of a phonics tutor, you're investing in your child's future, which is the most amazing gift you can give. If you'd like more information on our phonics tutoring program, contact us today.

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