Key information

  • Delivery

    Online, Self-study

  • Estimated study time

    12 hours

  • Length of access

    6 months

Improve your reading skills

An important part of learning a new language is to read in that language. Reading helps you to see new vocabulary in different contexts, guess the meaning of unknown vocabulary and learn the structure of different text types. This reading course is specifically designed for Korean speakers, using topics that introduce them to Australian culture, making the learning fun and engaging.

What you'll learn

If you want to speed up your English learning, reading is crucial. The more you read, the more input your brain gets about how language works. When you read in English, you can improve your vocabulary, your grammar, and your writing skills at the same time. This course will help you to improve your reading skills.

  • Tips for Learning English

  • About the Melbourne restaurant scene, and how to write a restaurant review.

  • About working in Australia, and how to write a comparative article.

  • About gender-neutral language and how to write a report.

  • About a uniquely Australian animal, and how to write an informal online article.

How you'll learn

This course is fully online and self-paced, allowing you to study when it’s convenient for you. We expect this course to take a minimum of 12 hours to complete. Learning content includes comprehensive explanations in English and Korean, activities, podcasts and videos. There are no formal assignments required for this course, however all participants will receive a Certificate of Achievement.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome to the course on Reading

    • Introduction to Reading

    • Contents of this Course

    • Before Starting: Tips for Learning English

    • Before Starting: Tips for this Course

  • 2

    Unit 1

    • Lesson 1: Introduction to Reading

    • Quiz: Comprehension

    • Lesson 2: Optional Extra Reading with Listening

    • Lesson 3: Reading

    • Practice Exercise: Vocab

    • Lesson 4: Useful Phrases

    • Quiz: Language and Vocab

    • Different Text Types

    • Quiz: Language Used to Review Restaurants

    • Writing Tips: Writing a Review

  • 3

    Unit 2

    • Lesson 1: Vocab Introduction

    • Lesson 2: Reading

    • Quiz: Reading Comprehension

    • Practice Exercise: Vocab

    • Quiz: Language for Comparing and Contrasting

    • Quiz: Practice Comparing and Contrasting

    • Writing Tips: Writing a Comparative Article

  • 4

    Unit 3

    • Lesson 1: Introduction

    • Lesson 2: Reading

    • Quiz: Reading Comprehension

    • Practice Exercise: Vocab

    • Quiz: Vocab

    • Writing Tips: Writing a Report

  • 5

    Unit 4

    • Lesson 1: Reading Introduction

    • Lesson 2: Reading

    • Quiz: Reading Comprehension

    • Quiz: Language

    • Practice Exercise: Vocab

    • Lesson 3: Vocab

    • Quiz: Vocab

    • Writing Tips: Writing an Informal Online Article

    • Finally

  • 6

    KEY to practice activities in units 1 to 3

    • Key to Unit 1

    • Key to Unit 2

    • Key to Unit 3

    • Key to Unit 4