The tutors at Avid Readers teach children to read, write, and speak English as a second language using a variety of methods. These include the SoundSpell program, copying sentences, reading back text, introducing basic vocabulary, and conversation. Tutors introduce grammar at the 3rd grade level.
Adult professionals seeking to improve their English skills can benefit from instruction in grammar, writing, diction/idiom, vocabulary development, comprehension, and pronunciation. The tutor uses a variety of ESL materials; additionally, the tutor can read and correct personal and work-related writing that the student brings for discussion and revision.