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We have a range of great support materials to help everyone get the most from Quick Reads.

Resources for 2014

Quick Reads 2014 Poster [PDF]

Quick Reads 2014 Blank Poster [PDF]

Quick Reads 2014 Flyer [PDF]

20 self access items for learners on the ESOL Nexus website

A lesson plan for teachers to encourage them to use Quick Reads with their learners

 

Learning Resources

A Cruel Fate

Blackout

Four Warned

Hidden

Rules for Dating a Romantic Hero

The Escape

 

Resources for 2013

Logos, posters, book covers and author images can be downloaded from the Branding Suite

Resources to support English and maths learning:

Learning with Quick Reads: 6 new titles for 2013 - [PDF]

Whether you are using Quick Reads with learners working towards Functional Skills in English or maths, with an informal reading group or promoting their use in the community or workplace, the activities included in this resource will give you plenty of ideas.

Quick Reads Flyer - [PDF]

This flyer has been designed to help you promote Quick Reads 2013 titles to potential learners and reading groups. Alternatively, you can construct your own materials by using the images in the Branding Suite.

Quick Reads Functional Skills [PDF]

Contains ideas and activities to help build confidence and improve Functional Skills in reading, writing, discussion, maths and ICT.

New - Quick Reads 2013 Chapter Samplers

Chapter Samplers of the 2013 Quick Reads titles are now available to download from the BBC Skillswise website. You can listen to the audio or download the chapters as PDFs or Word documents.

Quick Reads 2013 Brochure - [PDF]

There are further resources available at BBC Skillswise to support Quick Reads: http://bbc.co.uk/quickreads

Start a reading group: http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/learners/quick-reads/adult-learning-starting-a-reading-group

Join a reading group: http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/learners/quick-reads/adult-learning-join-a-reading-group

Resources to support English Language learning

http://esol.britishcouncil.org/quick-reads/sea-change-quick-reads

http://esol.britishcouncil.org/quick-reads/today-everything-changes-quick-reads

http://esol.britishcouncil.org/quick-reads/wrong-time-wrong-place-quick-reads

2012 Resources

  • Learning with Quick Reads Resources 2012 - [PDF]

    The activities in this pack will give you plenty of ideas for using Quick Reads 2012 titles. Focusing on the development of reading, writing, discussion and ICT skills, the pack provides additional ideas for learners with lower skills levels and for broader project-based activity.
  • Interviews and Podcasts

    Listen to the Quick Reads authors talk about their books in their own words. Hear why they decided to write a Quick Read and more.
  • Quick Reads learning resources

    Access a range of learning resources to support your use of the previous Quick Reads titles as part of your literacy lessons (this links to the reading agency website).

Resources to support Reading Breaks and Reading Groups:

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