Reading Lessons

Welcome. Just think - in these twelve lessons you will go from a non-reader or poor reader to being able to read the majority of words in the English language! We offer the best English reading instruction method in the world. If you want to know why, read this article by our founder, Cliff Ponder. If you have other questions you can check out our Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

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Now is your decision time. You can take this course either in person [if you live in Vernon, BC] or via the Internet from anywhere in the world. There is nothing holding you back from fulfilling your dream of learning to read or learning to read better. Just twelve lessons and an average of 30 to 60 hours of instruction and a new world will open up before you. Contact us immediately to launch into your new reading program. It doesn't matter if you have tried and failed with other programs, you can read. The cost is small considering the life-time benefits you will receive.

If you have not signed up for our reading course and would like more information, then please use the Contact button or see our FAQ page.

To get the most out of your lesson time, read these tips.

NOTE THIS IS FOR REGISTERED STUDENTS ONLY. You must have contacted us via e-mail or phone and have received instructions BEFORE paying for lessons. Please note: The charge to your Credit Card will read JOSHUACUBC.

Lesson cost in Canadian Dollars is:
$60.00 per hour or
$180.00 for four hours [can apply to second lesson on]
$30.00 for 1/2 lessons [recommended only for students with very short attention spans]
$15.00 for assessment test [refunded in first lesson]
$45.00 for first lesson [includes assessment test refund].

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For payments not listed in the options above, use this button.

Below is the link that will take you to your classroom when it is your lesson time. I suggest you bookmark it. The password will be sent upon successful registration and payment.

Learn To Read Classroom 1

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You can learn to read with only 40 - 60 hours [average] of one-on-one live instruction with a Reading Instruction Specialist. Don't struggle with reading any longer. For free information on how we can help you or your loved one,

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I...wanted to let you know that [my daughter] got a wonderful report card and some great feedback regarding her reading and has been saying that she wanted to get back to Prince George so she could go back to her tutor. Coming from an eight year-old on the verge of summer holidays [that] is a big compliment...

Michelle F., Prince George

My grade one son is at the top of his class in reading. I am so glad for Diane.

Tammy S., Prince George

I am happy to say that I have completed the Academic Associates Reading Program. This program gave me the tools to enhance my reading skills. Most of all this program has taken down the walls that have hindered me from advancing in life. I am very grateful...Diane is an awesome instructor...She makes this program fun and I have looked forward to our sessions.

Darlene, Prince George

Academic Associate Program Stories

"I'm in sixth-grade. I used to be the worst reader in my class. Not long after I started to go to Academic Associates I found that I could read whatever I could get my hands on. After just a few weeks I caught up to the rest of the class. Now I am the best reader in the class. I was also the worst speller in my class. Now I am one of the best. If they can do that for me, they can do it for you."-Josh

Thirteen year-old Kevin always had trouble with reading. He felt embarrassed when others read better than he did. But listen to him now. "When I first came to your clinic, I thought it would be the same as all the others I had tried. But it helped me more than all the others. I can understand what I read, and it helped me with spelling, too. Thank you!! Forever!! -Sincerely, Kevin" After only 46 hours at Academic Associates, Kevin is reading above grade level for the first time in his life.

"My name is Tania. I'm 15 years old. Reading was always very hard for me. I felt inadequate because all my friends read very well. I used to get discouraged trying to do my homework. After taking the Academic Associates course I can read with the best of them. My grades improved and so did my confidence. If you have a reading problem you should take this course." Tania is very bright. Her reading level rose from 3rd to 10th grade level within two months.

"Cassie struggled with reading, but in just the second lesson at Academic Associates, she loved doing it and didn't want any help. She raced through each line. She only mispronounced about one word in every fifty. For a six year-old, that is fabulous! She shows such confidence and such an increase in speed I can hardly believe this is the same child as just one week ago."-Charlan Pennington, mother

For more true stories visit the Academic Associates site.


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