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Reading Lessons

Reading is an integral part of learning and working in today’s world, serving as a backbone of education and self-improvement.

Reading has been practiced as long as the written word has existed. Nowadays, there are many different mediums, including books, magazines, newspapers, websites, and comic books. Learning how to read includes improving comprehension, phonics, and spelling. Because reading is such a fundamental skill, it is vital to succeed in other fields, providing the basis of study and learning necessary to education.

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Certified Reading Teachers

Our team of reading teachers understands the ins and outs of reading, helping all sorts of students improve their reading level, upgrade their comprehension, and learn to love reading.

We believe that great reading teachers design lessons around the needs of each student. TakeLessons puts all our teachers through a certification and background check process to ensure only experienced, quality teachers make it through. As you’re browsing our platform, you’ll be able to read prior customer reviews, compare starting rates, and see whether the teacher offers at-home, in-studio, or online reading lessons.

The average price for the best online reading lessons and in-person coaching is $55 for a 60-minute lesson. Sign up today!

Online Reading Lessons for All Ages

It’s never too late or too early to work on reading skills. We have teachers with experience in teaching all ages, from new child readers to adults.

The reading lessons for kids at TakeLessons help kids learn the core foundations in reading, including spelling, phonics, and reading comprehension. Our teachers will tap into their natural curiosity to encourage reading more complex text and stories as they build their skills. Adults will also benefit from personalized lessons that identify trouble spots with reading and help them reach their specific goals.

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Reading Lessons for All Levels

We’ve got reading lessons for every level, from reading newbies to advanced readers looking to decipher high-level texts.

A great example of our lesson offerings is our reading lessons for beginners, which are built on core concepts of how people best learn to read. These beginner lessons can be designed around kids, teens, and adults, helping even the most challenged reader improve comprehension. Our lessons don’t stop there, though. We can help kids prepare for spelling bees, improve their comprehension for standardized tests, and assist adults in overcoming reading hurdles.

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Reading Lessons Curriculum

Sample Curriculum for Beginner Reading Lessons

  • Phonics
  • Spelling
  • Sentence structure
  • Putting words in context
  • Beginner reading comprehension

Sample Curriculum for Intermediate Reading Lessons

  • Complex sentences
  • Reading for deeper meaning
  • Understanding metaphor
  • Analogy and abstraction

Sample Curriculum for Advanced Reading Lessons

  • Advanced comprehension
  • Analyzing a text
  • Preparing for standardized tests
  • Reading for academic pursuits

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Sign yourself or your child up for reading lessons to take advantage of the certified, experienced teachers at TakeLessons. Our tutors offer the best online reading lessons and in-person coaching for every level and age of learner. We’re so confident we can help you or your children improve that we offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee on all our lessons. Sign up today to get started!


How do beginners learn to read?


Beginners learn to read by following a step-by-step process of understanding letters, sounds, and words, eventually incorporating these into full sentences. Eventually, the beginner will comprehend more complex ideas as concepts like metaphors and analogies are incorporated. The ideal way for a beginner to learn to read is through a private tutor, who offers the best online reading lessons or in-person sessions. Expert reading teachers will be able to take you or your child’s reading skills to new heights.

What are the 7 steps of reading?


The 7 steps of reading are, 1: Understand the sounds of individual letters, 2: Teach sound blends, 3: Teach whole words, 4: Present meanings, 5: Teach word parts, 6: Put words in contexts, 7: Teach reading comprehension. For beginners, working through this process is a lot easier with experienced reading teachers helping them incorporate these levels of understanding into their reading. Reading lessons are more effective with an experienced teacher who understands these concepts.

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