Learn To Read With Phonics Reading Packs are a quick and easy way to teach children to read in just six months. They consist of a structured course that build 44 phonic sounds into the text. As the children read the adventures of a loveable boy called Sam, they can have fun searching for hidden sounds. They will build up 44 sounds in total. This will enable them to read 80% of words in the English language, by breaking them down into sounds or syllables – pl ay ing. Children using phonics in this way progress fast.