Advanced English Reading
What you'll learn
- You’ll develop effective English reading strategies for different text types and objectives.
- You’ll enhance English reading speed and comprehension.
- You’ll expand your English vocabulary through contextual learning.
- You’ll improve critical thinking skills in relation to texts.
- You’ll increase confidence in real-life and English reading exam contexts.
- You’ll cultivate independent reading habits.
- You’ll need to have at least B1 English to fully enjoy this course
- Nothing else is required!
Our students say:
★★★★★ "This class gives me the confidence for reading English in my everyday life." Darrel
★★★★★ "I am a university student so my English reading is very important for my studies. I have been able to improve my English reading skills from this course." Joshua
★★★★★ "It's incredibly simple to understand and put into practice." Andrew
What's this course about?
Simple Version: Learn super useful skills & secrets to improve your English reading for any situation!
Welcome to the Advanced English Reading course. This course will help English learners enhance your English reading skills.
This comprehensive course focuses on equipping you with essential strategies and skills to excel in various reading contexts.
This means both in real-life situations and during exams, like IELTS, TOEFL and others.
Master reading strategies for various texts
Prepare for Reading exams (IELTS, TOEFL, PTE, Duolingo)
Increase reading speed and comprehension
Learn vocabulary with contextual learning
Improve critical thinking
Become more confident in real-life
Foster independent reading
Who is this course suitable for?
You read English for work but have trouble sometimes with the language
You study in English and sometimes have difficulty understanding your texts
You want to read English confidently in daily life
You enjoy reading English novels but sometimes don't understand words/ideas
You need to take an English exam (IELTS, TOEFL, PTE etc) and want to get a high score
You want to take your English to the next level in an organised way
Want more information?
Develop Effective English Reading Strategies for Different Text Types and Objectives:
· Master techniques for skimming and scanning to help you quickly find the information you need.
· Learn how to read in-depth based on the purpose of your reading.
Enhance Reading Speed and Comprehension:
· Practice timed reading exercises to improve reading speed without sacrificing comprehension.
· Engage in guided activities to strengthen your ability to extract key information from texts.
Expand English Vocabulary through Contextual Learning
· Explore new words within the context of various texts, thereby improving your understanding and retention of vocabulary.
· Acquire strategies for deducing word meanings from surrounding sentences.
Improve Critical Thinking Skills in Relation to Texts:
· Analyze texts critically to identify the author's arguments, main ideas, and supporting evidence.
· Engage in thought-provoking discussions and exercises to develop your ability to assess and critique written content.
Increase Confidence in Real-Life and Exam Contexts:
· Practice reading authentic materials, such as news articles and excerpts from literature, to build confidence in real-life scenarios.
· Receive guidance on tackling reading comprehension tasks commonly found in English exams.
Cultivate Independent Reading Habits
· Learn how to choose appropriate reading materials suited to your interests and language level.
· Receive guidance on setting achievable reading goals and establishing a consistent reading routine.
By the end of this course, you will have honed your English Reading skills, gained confidence in comprehending various text types, and cultivated habits that support lifelong learning.
Join us on this enriching journey to master English Reading and unlock a world of knowledge and imagination.
Who this course is for:
- Students who want to learn to read more effectively in English for studies, work, or pleasure
- B1-B2 students who want to reach C1-C2 level of English reading skills
- Students who want to improve an English exam score (IELTS, B2 First, C1 Advanced, Duolingo, TOEFL, TOEIC, PTE).
Hello. My name is Francis, I'm from the UK, and I'm the founder of Last Minute English.
Last Minute English creates online video courses to help you improve your spoken and written English, with a particular focus on English exams like the IELTS, TOEIC, and Duolingo. We also help you reach advanced level English with specialist courses on Grammar, Vocabulary, Fluency and more.
I'm a qualified IELTS Examiner. I previously lived in China (9 years) and Colombia (2 years), and now live in Manchester, UK. My experience and my passion is helping students to get high scores in their IELTS exam. I believe that understanding is the key to success in the IELTS exam, so my IELTS courses teach:
1) HOW the IELTS examiner decides your score
2) WHAT you can do to meet the IELTS examiner's requirements
I'm also a keen language learner, and have achieved fluency in Mandarin Chinese and Spanish. If you are interested in learning beginner Chinese, check out my two Chinese courses- you can even try one for free
IELTS y profesor de idiomas
Hola. Me llamo Francis, soy del Reino Unido y fundador de Last Minute English.
En Last Minute English creamos cursos online para ayudarte a mejorar tu inglés oral y escrito, con especialización en los exámenes de inglés como el IELTS, ¡y ahora también brindamos cursos de inglés básico.
Soy examinador calificado de IELTS. He vivido en China, donde he ayudado a muchos estudiantes a obtener puntuaciones altas en sus exámenes IELTS. Creo que la comprensión es la clave del éxito en el examen IELTS, por lo que mis cursos IELTS enseñan:
1) CÓMO decide el examinador del IELTS tu puntuación.
2) QUÉ puedes hacer para cumplir los requisitos del examinador del IELTS.
También soy un gran aficionado a los idiomas y he conseguido fluidez en chino mandarín y español.
En el curso de español aplico mis conocimientos del idioma y mi experiencia con la cultura para que comprender y aprender inglés sea más fácil e interesante.