Course Description

Unlocking the Power of Words: Mastering Reading Basics and Comprehension

At the very core of human connection and knowledge dissemination is the act of reading. Through squiggles on paper, we access worlds of information, dive deep into historical events, understand complex scientific theories, and even traverse fictional universes. The capacity to not only read but also deeply comprehend and integrate information is foundational to learning and communication.

In today's digital age, where information overflows at our fingertips, the importance of efficient reading and robust comprehension skills cannot be overstated. Whether you're sifting through a report at work, enjoying a novel, or perusing online articles, reading is ubiquitous.

The "Unlocking the Power of Words" course promises to journey with you, whether you're a native English speaker or approaching English as a second or foreign language. We've meticulously crafted this curriculum to enhance your reading speed, magnify comprehension abilities, and hone retention skills. Let's delve deeper into what awaits:

Course Breakdown:

1. Introduction to Reading Basics: Step into the vast realm of reading, understanding its significance, and the countless avenues it unlocks for learners.

2. Reading Comprehension Fundamentals: Navigate the nuances of comprehension, exploring techniques that aid in processing and connecting ideas effectively.

3. Components of Reading: Uncover the integral elements that comprise reading - from phonetics and semantics to context cues and inference.

4. Understanding Words: Delve into the art and science of words, discerning their structure, origin, and contextual meanings.

5. Vocabulary Building: Equip yourself with tools and strategies to continuously expand your lexicon, enhancing reading fluency and comprehension.

6. Reading for the American Workplace: Tailor your reading skills to professional contexts, focusing on reports, emails, and corporate communications prevalent in American workplaces.

7. Harnessing the Internet for Reading Enhancement: Learn to navigate the vast digital landscape, using online resources to improve reading skills and comprehension.

8. English Grammar Fundamentals: Solidify your understanding of English grammar, a crucial pillar supporting reading proficiency.

9. Reading Basics for ESL Learners: A specially designed module catering to English as a Second Language learners, focusing on unique challenges and tailored strategies.

10. Elevating Reading Skills: Dive into advanced techniques and practices, constantly challenging yourself to read more efficiently and comprehend more deeply.

11. Addressing Reading Challenges: Unearth potential reading difficulties and barriers, while exploring solutions and interventions to overcome them.

12. Maximizing Your Reading Experiences: Integrate all you've learned, employing strategies, tools, and insights to extract the utmost value from every reading endeavor.

Why Choose This Course?

"Unlocking the Power of Words" is more than just a reading course; it's a pathway to enhanced cognition, sharper analytical abilities, and deeper cultural understanding. Reading is not merely a skill; it's an art. It opens doors to knowledge, sparks imagination, and serves as a bridge to understanding the myriad perspectives the world offers.

With comprehensive modules, real-world applications, interactive assignments, and expert guidance, this course ensures that you not only read but also resonate with the written word.

Join us on this transformative journey, and let the power of words illuminate your path, one page at a time.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe what reading comprehension is and how to recognize the need for improvement.
  • Describe the basic components of reading.
  • Describe the teaching concepts behind understanding words.
  • Summarize strategies for building vocabulary.
  • Describe how to teach English grammar basics.
  • Summarize teaching strategies for ESL readers.
  • Describe other methods for improving reading skills.
  • Recognizing and adjust for reading difficulties.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
An Introduction 1 points
Lesson 1 Exam 9 points
Lesson 2 Exam 10 points
Lesson 3 Exam 9 points
Lesson 4 Assignment 2 points
Lesson 4 Exam 10 points
Lesson 5 Assignment 2 points
Lesson 5 Exam 9 points
Lesson 6 Exam 10 points
Lesson 7 Exam 10 points
Lesson 8 Assignment 2 points
Lesson 8 Exam 10 points
Lesson 9 Assignment 2 points
Lesson 9 Exam 10 points
Lesson 10 Exam 10 points
Lesson 11 Exam 7 points
Lesson 12 Exam 9 points
The Final Exam 56 points
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