Reading For Pleasure

Do you want to practice your Reading skills? This course is for Entry I & Entry 2 ESOL students who wish to improve their Reading skills in English. During this course, students will focus on reading different types of texts including fiction, current affairs, autobiography and biography. This course aims to increase students' confidence and enjoyment in Reading.

Who is this course for

This course is for Entry 1 & Entry 2 ESOL students who want to work on their reading skills.

What does this course cover

We will work on Reading skills, learning new words and looking at differnt kinds of texts.

By the end of the course, students will be able to find books from the Graded Reader Series, for free, from their local Libraries and read simple books more easily.

What will it be like

We will look at different books:

(1) A text by an ESOL student about their journey of moving to the UK. The writer will talk about learning English and making a new life for themselves in the UK.

(2) A text about a famous person (for example, Malala, Barack Obama or Nelson Mandela).

(3) A traditional story whihc students will choose.

(4) A classic story from the UK.

(5) Texts about the news

What else do you need to buy or do

A pen and paper.

What this course could lead to

Entry 1 or Entry 2 ESOL classes..

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Got a Question about this Course?

Contact The Departmental Administrator.

Why choose Mary Ward?

Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening and weekends to suit your timetable. You can learn face to face at one of our centres (Bloomsbury or Waterloo) or take an online course

Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’