Accelerate English Language Learning for All Your College Students
Accelerate Your Students’ English Language Skills
Academic English takes 7+ years to learn. You don’t have that kind of time.Speed up the process of learning and comprehending both spoken and written English for your English Language Learner (ELL) students by targeting foundational cognitive skills and language fundamentals.
“ The Report concludes that Fast ForWord products increased student reading achievement by an average of 22.2 percentage points, which was the largest average impact of all programs reviewed in the Report.”
“After I finished the program I went to have the “working memory” part of my WAIS III retested. The doctors just stood there blinking when they calculated my results. Apparently, I had a 60% increase in working memory skills. They had been told that this was impossible to do. But Fast Forward and hard work made it possible..”
“Thanks to Ray’s perseverance, the support of his family and school, and the Fast ForWord reading intervention software, Ray passed the College Placement Test and is now taking both high school and college courses — and earning As in nearly every class.”
- Inferential Thinking
- Sentence completion
- And metacognition, the ability to think critically and self correct while reading.
- Builds the phonemic map in the brain for the English language – Helps to speed up English language acquisition
- Teach new vocabulary – academic and conversational
- Listening comprehension and following directions
- Incorporate all forms of English grammar, simple to complex
- Builds from bottom up: – Language processing, phonics, word analysis, grammar and spelling
- Language (following directions) and reading comprehension
- Build Reading Fluency
- Moves onto academic vocabulary
- Higher order thinking skills
- #1 Reading speed. Successful test-taking requires fast and accurate reading, and so this is a primary goal of our program.
- #2 Test-taking efficiency. It is important to have enough time to properly answer every question. This requires being able to process quickly, not having to re-read questions or answers for multiple choice questions. Our program builds processing speed and working memory efficiency.
- #3 Attention stamina. Many test scores are spoiled by careless errors from an inability to keep focused. Our program has exercises that build the crucial test-taking skill.
- Our primary school programs focus primarily on phonemic awareness, reading speed, fluency and comprehension and learning efficiency.
- Our secondary school programs ensures these basics also. Then develops higher-order reading comprehension and critical thinking skills.
- You can provide English Language help for your adolescents via online brain training software, 30 minutes a day, 3-5 days a week. It can make a significant difference in just a few months.
- Blended Learning in the classroom Supervised Self Study Library Resources
- Personalised Courses that adapt to each participant
- Game style rewards:- Top Score, Screen Changes, Instant Feedback.
- High Impact graphics
- As little as 30 minutes daily, 3 days a week.
- Automatic analysis of group and individual progress, including diagnostic and prescriptive information, displayed in graphs and tables.
- Recommendations to maximise classroom instruction
Comparing the performance of students in the study with their peers statewide, the performance discrepancy decreased by 25% after Fast ForWord participation. The improvements in the TAKS scores were maintained longitudinally.
60% of Fast ForWord participants made Annual Learning Gains and significant gains in their reading achievement and language skills. These results replicate other studies and suggest that using the Fast ForWord products strengthened the students’ foundational skills and better positioned them to benefit from the classroom curriculum
After using Reading Assistant software for guided oral reading practice, the students (ages 16 to 18 years old) gained an average of 6 points on the ACT, with 89% of the students showing gains, and 33% “testing out” of the intervention by reaching the benchmark score.