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Literacy

Enhance your literacy through our two programmes. The purpose of these short courses is to enable learners to independently read texts for practical purposes and to gain knowledge.

Course Summary:

Read and Assess Text to Gain Knowledge

There are two elements to this course. Both elements require you to deal with three different pieces of writing. In element one you have to find texts that fit the purpose. Element two begins with the texts and asks the student to examine them.

Optimum Course Duration: 4 hours

Course covers:

Finding information: For example, advertising, telephone books, maps, manuals, jobs, computer, libraries and accommodation

  • Sorting information and prioritising
  • Reading an index or table of contents
  • Reading graphs and diagrams
  • Reading text to gain knowledge
  • Summarising information
  • Headings and subheadings
  • Identifying prior knowledge
  • Identifying opinions over fact

Course Summary:

Read Text for Practical Purposes

The purpose of this unit of learning is to enable learners to independently read texts for practical purposes and to gain knowledge.

Optimum Course Duration: 4 hours

Course covers:

Reading Texts for Practical Purposes

  • What is a text?
  • Reading for practical purposes and reading to gain knowledge
  • Reading and understanding texts for practical purposes

Identify the purpose of text

Predict key areas the text will cover

Read for understanding

Review: Independently Read Texts for Practical Purposes.

Reading Texts to Gain Knowledge

  • Identify the purposes of the text
  • Predict the content of the text
  • Read for understanding

Review: Independently Read Texts to Gain Knowledge. Identifying prior knowledge

Identifying opinions over fact.

 

Contact us today to book either of these two literacy training courses!