Reading comprehension is the ability to process text, understand its meaning, and to integrate it with what the reader already knows. This course will prepare students to take Paper 3 and Paper 4 of the English BGCSE and such papers focus on reading comprehension. Thus, this course is designed to develop critical and analytical skills that will allow students to draw their own conclusions about what they read. Students will also examine writer’s techniques and various elements of style that create specific effects on readers.
Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning;
Identify new vocabulary through contextual clues;
Identify rhetorical modes to enhance comprehension and effective writer’s techniques;
Demonstrate an ability to summarize paragraphs;
Apply critical thinking skills to the reading process;
Apply scanning skills to comprehend specific details;
Identify topic and main idea and supporting details of analyzed paragraphs.
Course Syllabus: BGCSE English Reading Comprehension Syllabus
- Lectures 12
- Quizzes 3
- Duration 20 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 7
- Assessments Yes