AGO Phonics Sound Pad is a fun tool for exploring and learning English phonics sounds and vocabulary.

Touch words and images on the screen to hear clearly voiced phonic sounds with 3 high frequency words given for each phoneme. Switch between male and female voice US English voice.

Content matches AGO Phonics playing cards (both 1st and 2nd edition).

Over 140 of the most common English phonemes, and almost 450 high frequency anchor words.

The phonemes are arranged over four pages set at different levels arranged by phoneme type.

Level 1 (Aqua) is made available for free featuring A-Z plus some other phoneme targets. Users can upgrade to unlock around 100 other phonemes and 200 more words.

A demo version of AGO Q&A is also included with this app.

This app is kept 100% ad free, including the free version!


This app makes it easy to reference and hear English sounds when playing AGO games outside the classroom. Parents with a lack of confidence in their own English pronunciation will also benefit from using this app when playing the games.

The AGO Phonics sound pad goes far beyond the ABC's - over the three levels, it covers over 100 of the most common phonemes used in the English language - including consonant blends, digraphs, r controlled vowels, diphthongs, long vowel sounds, silent letters and more!

What’s New

Version 2.2

Fixes bug in In App Purchase code to improve reliability after restore or reinstall on new device.

Ratings and Reviews

1.5 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

mamundhfjd ,

Education game

Good for practicing phonics. The first 40 or so sounds kids learn (i.e. A-Z, then sh, ch etc) are fully accessible. It actually has a LOT of different phonemes to practice,(i.e. more than I even realised existed) but they need to be unlocked… You have to unlock the other sounds.

robindf ,

Fantastic game

Great for EFL ! Especially if you have the card games !

hashanid ,

Wonderful app

A nice, colourful app practiceing letter sounds !

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