Lab – Reading

Reading Lab

This lab applies general and academic reading strategies to authentic reading texts and activities.

 up to 36 tasks across 12 topics

50+ hours of self-guided “microlearning”

350+ intermediate to advanced activities

 develops advanced English, academic knowledge, study skills, critical thinking and autonomous learning

This interactive lab has hundreds of e-learning activities that offer practice in skim, scan and inference reading skills, encouraging an active use of the strategies that help achieve reading success.

Use this lab to practice reading skills and strategies for a variety of authentic written texts, with engaging and up-to-date topics that provide a foundation for controlled and freer practice in preparatory, synchronous and reflective reading activities.

Whether you are a tutor, a language learner, or your major is Business, Economics, English or Engineering, our engaging reading lab helps support university-level studies in advanced English through the development of academic skills.

Explore tasks about:

A Numbers Game Accessing the Arts

Being the 1% Designing the Future

Equality and Freedoms Evolving Technologies

Fighting for Peace Healthy Living

Language Perceptions Natural Disasters

The Environment Crisis The Space Race

Use this lab to:

+ improve reading ability in a variety of authentic contexts, with topics such as ‘evolving technologies’ and ‘the environment crisis’

+ practice skim reading, scan reading and inference reading with pre-, during and post-reading activities

+ develop skills in memorising and recalling written information

+ learn to better prepare for and reflect upon advanced-level academic reading texts and topics

Join the community and:

gain free access to this lab

enjoy flexible learning and learner autonomy

unlock the activities that interest you most

download helpful written and audio lab texts

connect with other students and tutors

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