Course Information

The focus of this course is on developing reading skills in English and enhancing comprehension across various texts.

Course Description

The English language reading course is designed to cater to the specific proficiency level of each student, which will be assessed through a comprehensive language placement test. The primary objective of the course is to foster the development of reading skills in English and to improve comprehension abilities when engaging with a wide range of texts. Through targeted instruction and practice, students will enhance their reading proficiency and gain the confidence to comprehend and analyze various types of written materials.

Course Objectives

  • Improve reading proficiency and comprehension skills in English.
  • Enhance vocabulary acquisition and understanding of different literary elements.
  • Develop critical thinking and analysis skills through engaging with a variety of texts.
  • Foster a love for reading and cultivate an appreciation for diverse genres.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Reading Strategies: Building foundational skills for effective reading comprehension.
  • Vocabulary Expansion: Enriching word knowledge and applying context clues for comprehension.
  • Reading Fluency and Speed: Improving reading speed while maintaining comprehension.
  • Reading Comprehension Exercises: Practicing comprehension through various exercises and activities.

Student Acquisitions

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Read and comprehend various texts with increased proficiency.
  • Expand vocabulary and use context to understand unfamiliar words.
  • Demonstrate improved reading fluency and speed.
  • Engage critically with texts and express thoughtful opinions.

Learning Methodologies

Our course employs the following methodologies to enhance learning:

  • Integrated Approach: The course integrates reading skills with language development, fostering a holistic approach to language acquisition.
  • Collaborative Learning: Students engage in group discussions, peer reading activities, and collaborative projects to enhance their reading skills and exchange ideas.
  • Task-based Learning: Students complete reading tasks and assignments that simulate real-life reading scenarios, allowing for the practical application of skills.
  • Differentiated Instruction: Instruction is tailored to individual student's needs, allowing for personalized learning experiences and accommodating diverse learning styles.
  • Technology Integration: Digital tools and resources are utilized to provide an interactive and engaging learning environment, enhancing the reading experience and supporting comprehension.