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Online Training - Cost

The price for an individual is £145.00 (about $179 USD) plus p&p

The price includes your materials and non-expiring membership at our tutor support site.

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Yes, but they cost exactly the same as purchasing them with the training. In effect, you’re always paying for the materials and the training and support are free.

Can you buy the training on its own? No, because the training has no application apart from how to use the TRT materials.

There are discounts for schools, colleges & statutory agencies who want to train more than 4 staff members. Ask about extra support for local community charities. Get in touch to request a brochure.

If you’re an individual in the UK you can choose the “pay by invoice” option and pay by bank transfer or cheque. Materials and a registration code will be sent 1 week after the cheque clears your bank.

If you’re outside the UK, you can pay by bank or currency transfer in pounds sterling.

For more than one person on an invoice, use the contact page and you’ll receive more information via email.

Please get in touch to request a brochure and a registration form.

Your staff can train as a group or separately as they’ll all have their own codes to register on the site.

The price per person starts at £99 for large groups to a maximum of £145 for up to 4. (plus p&p)

For groups of 5 or more, there’s also the option of having the videos on a memory stick for offline training sessions. The cost is £99 for a 3 month license, available up to 12 months. Ask about all the terms and conditions.

Online Training - General

You get the same content that’s included in the 2 full days of training and all the materials necessary for working one-to-one with an unlimited number of students. All you’ll have to add is reading material.

No – you really can’t. Please plan to put aside at least 2 full days or 4 twilight sessions for training. There’s far too much new information to take in in one sitting and there are activities that you may want to take a little time over. On the other hand, try to start working with your first student before your 7 weeks are up so you can delve back into the videos if you want.

The six hour course contains the information that you’d get over 2 days in a face to face training. It’s a lot to take in but don’t feel you have to have everything perfectly committed to memory. You’ve got all the information in your manual plus the reminder clips over on trt-two.com.

To get the most out of your time, I suggest going through the videos in a maximum of 3 weeks then jump right in with a student. You’ve then got 4 weeks to go back and review bits you want to see again.

If you’ve got colleagues who are interested, do the training together. It’s great to have the support.

Please get in touch to request a brochure and a registration form.

Your staff can train as a group or separately as they’ll all have their own codes to register on the site.

The price per person starts at £99 for large groups to a maximum of £145 for up to 4. (plus p&p)

For groups of 5 or more, there’s also the option of having the videos on a memory stick for offline training sessions. The cost is £99 for a 3 month license, available up to 12 months. Ask about all the terms and conditions.

That Reading Thing -General

We recommend 1 hour per week for 1-to-1. It’s possible to do 30 minute lessons but we recommend two per week if you can manage it. Lessons shorter than 30 minutes probably won’t lead to the success noted in our evaluation.

No. A person who has a learning difficulty can get to Level 30 and still be reading quite slowly. Another person, who maybe just missed learning to read, can be quite fluent by Level 30.

It’s only useful if the learner has reasonable spoken English but struggles to read and spell. It won’t work as a teaching method for anyone who is learning to speak English if the tutor speaks only English.

If the tutor is bilingual and can translate the out of context vocabulary, it is much more likely to get results; however, it doesn’t replace EAL lessons.

Yes – and here’s a link to the assessment.

You can find more information about the method at thatreadingthing.com

Who is That Reading Thing For?

Yes! It’s recommended by the Dyslexia SpLD Trust and included on their site.

In the UK we say that the minimum age is 11 or Year 6 – and only as a preparation for high school. I’d ask other countries to consider how it could best be used to get young people ready for high school and would say 6th or 7th grade as the lower age range. The key thing is that we want to protect the “teen” brand for the sake of our older learners. I wouldn’t want any 15 year old finding out that their 9 year old sister was getting the same help. Our learners have had enough humiliation and TRT is too mature for younger children

There are Pre-TRT Levels available for those learners who are starting from the very basics. The resources will be available on the support site when you’ve registered for the full training.

No! There are extra materials for standard North American English too. If you have a different accent, you can make changes as you go. It’s very flexible.The beauty of online student materials is that I can edit and create culture specific lists and stories if you get in touch.

TRT was written for largely white working class boys in the North of England and some of the names and language reflect that. However, it’s been used very successfully in Birmingham and London with students from a variety of ethnic backgrounds. I’m very open to rewriting stories and word lists to reflect the diversity of our students. Please drop me an email with your ideas and I’ll come up with something to put in the materials section on trt-two.