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Engage with Reading


An Introduction

A course for those who would like to learn to read or improve reading skills in a structured way, guided and supported by a volunteer Reading Mentor.

key information

  • Duration:5 weeks
  • Attendance: One 1 hour session per week
  • Level: Pre-entry (no or low level reading skills)

Topics covered:

  • Sharing information about what you want to learn, your interests, motivations and aspirations
  • Expectations of you and the volunteer Reading Mentor
  • Planning an individual programme of learning with your Reading Mentor
  • Use of the one-to-one reading scheme

How will I be assessed?

There is no exam or formal assessment at the end of this course. You will be given supportive feedback from your tutor on a weekly basis to help you develop your skills.

Are there any costs?

There are no costs for this course.

What will this course lead to?

  • Development of speaking, listening, and communication skills through discussion
  • Development of learner confidence, resilience and an optimistic mind-set

On completion you may want to enrol on a further 5 week course or consider progression to Entry 1 English courses. Your Reading Mentor will give you advice on progression options.

To find out more or to book a place on the course please contact:
Tel: 0151 511 7788 Email:

Curriculum Lead: Alison Bowen
Referral Procedure: Learner Services Officer to book a one-to-one appointment with the Curriculum Lead

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