This feature request comes off the back of https://forums.developer.amazon.com/questions/200304/phonic-recognition.html
The most recognised and adopted method of teaching kids and grownups to learn english is by using phonics.
Could Alexa also recognise phonics as well as words? This would allow a whole new type of interactive skill that could teach children to read by getting them to practice phonics.
Reference from the UK government for teaching kids to read with sounds:
Richard Poole commented
Sounds like a great idea! I guess it could be equally useful for adults with learning difficulties, stroke survivors, etc. (* I am not a doctor.)