OUP introduces exclusive support for RWI by Oxford

Starting from this summer, new learning supports including Oxford Story Tree (OST) storybooks and worksheets will be added to the RWI by Oxford course. Trainers can match OST reading materials in accordance with learning progress of students, thus solidifying the foundation for progressive development of their vocabularies. The effective initiative enables trainers to closely monitor students’ progress and greatly enhance their learning efficiency.

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Unique Features of RWI by Oxford

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The Preferred Programme by Oxford

Developed in the U.K., RWI by Oxford has been widely adopted by teachers and students in the Great Britain. First introduced by OUP to Hong Kong over a decade ago, this pioneering programme taught by experienced teachers has been highly acclaimed by parents.

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Strengthening Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing Skills Progressively

Designed for children aged 3 and above, this comprehensive programme covers listening, speaking, reading and writing with 44 pure sounds to improve children’s English literacy and unleash their language potential. The systemic programme focusing on blending and segmenting accelerates the learning process significantly.
 

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Fun and Effective Learning

The easy-to-use and interesting learning tools in the learning kit help children acquire knowledge easily.

 

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Build New Vocabulary through Blending and Segmenting

The blending and segmenting of words using pure sounds let children read, spell and write with full confidence.

 

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Learn Common and ‘Tricky’ Words

Students learn to spell and read common and ‘tricky’ words, enhancing their comprehension skills and vocabulary.

 

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Work in Pair to Deepen Understanding

Pair learning enables students to improve pronunciation and practice difficult words together, strengthening their self-learning and cooperation abilities while enjoying the fun of learning

Oxford University Press is the sole recognized publisher of Read Write Inc. teaching materials. The comprehensive RWI course materials provide an all-rounded support to students and teachers with teaching materials suitable for different learning stages.

Oxford University Press is the sole recognized publisher of Read Write Inc. teaching materials. The comprehensive RWI course materials provide an all-rounded support to students and teachers with teaching materials suitable for different learning stages.

Teaching materials: Speed Sounds Cards, Teacher Handbook, Desktop Speed Sounds Chart, Green Word Cards, Red Word Cards and Speed Sounds Poster
Learning materials: Speed Sounds Booklet, Storybook and Get Writing!

Astounding Learning Results in the UK

 

Developed by Ruth Miskin, this comprehensive programme is specifically designed for children aged 4 and above, emphasizing the integration of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills to improve children’s literacy in English. The programme begins with teaching blending and segmenting skills to improve children’s ability to read and spell. RWI by Oxford systematically helps develop children’s writing and comprehension skills, ultimately aiming to groom children into effective readers and strong writers of English through pure sounds, storybooks, and creative writing tasks.

Blending and Segmenting of Pure Sounds

Pave the Way to English Literacy

第一步
Step 1

Build Solid Foundation: 44 Pure Sounds

 

Build Solid Foundation: 44 Pure Sounds
第一步
Step 2

Advanced skills: Blending Pure Sounds

 

Learning to spell and read words by blending pure sounds from left to right greatly improve the students’ reading and comprehension skill.
第一步
Step 3

Applying Knowledge Learnt: Segmenting Words Using Pure Sounds

 

The blending and segmenting skills help students identify the pure sounds in each word, so that they can write what they hear and master better spelling, writing and speaking skills.

From Reading to Writing

Nurturing the Young Authors

 

The RWI by Oxford programme includes interesting storybooks that match children’s learning progress and encourage them to tell the stories using their phonic knowledge. Fun writing exercises under each chapter also help children excel further and unleash their writing talent.

Programme Structure

Students will be awarded a certificate upon completion of each level.

Level Course Content Results Duration (1 hour/ week)
 Early Start* Set 1 Sounds Learn the first set of sounds

≥8 months

 
* Suitable for children aged 3 to 4. After completing Early Start, students can proceed to Foundation Level (Stage II) starting with Red Ditty Storybooks.
 
Level Course Content Results Duration (1 hour/ week)
Foundation Level^
(Stage I & II)
Set 1 Sounds
Red Ditty Storybooks (10 books) + Get Writing! (10 books)
  • Learnt Set 1 Sounds
  • Able to read Oxford Reading Tree Stage 2 stories or stories of similar level
  • Able to write short sentences
≥12 months
Foundation Level^
(Stage II)
Red Ditty Storybooks (10 books) + Get Writing! (10 books) ≥7.5 months
Elementary Level
(Stage I)
Set 2 Sound
Green Storybooks (10 books) + Get Writing! (1 book)
  • Learnt Set 2 Sounds and practice Set 1 Sounds (complete 90% of pure sounds learning)
  • Able to read Oxford Reading Tree Stage 3 stories or stories of similar level *
  • Able to write complete sentences and short passages based on pictures
≥7.5 months
Elementary Leve#
(Stage II)
Purple Storybooks (10 books) + Get Writing! (1 book) ≥7.5 months
Intermediate Level
(Stage I)
Pink Storybooks (10 books) + Get Writing! (1 book)
  • Learnt Set 3 Sounds and practice other pure sounds (complete 100% of pure sounds learning)
  • Practice pure sounds learnt
  • Able to read Oxford Reading Tree Stage 6 stories or stories of similar level*
≥7.5 months
Intermediate Level
(Stage II)
Set 3 Sounds Orange Storybooks (12 books) + Get Writing! (1 book) ≥9 months
Advanced Level
(Stage I)
Yellow Storybooks (10 books) + Get Writing! (1 book) Reading volume increases significantly
  • Better understanding of pure sounds learnt
  • Improved reading volume and speed
  • Able to write longer passages
  • Enhanced writing skills through grammar, spelling and vocabulary exercises
  • Able to read Oxford Reading Tree Stage 8 stories or stories of similar level *
≥10 months
Advanced Level
(Stage II)
Blue Storybooks (10 books) + Get Writing! (1 book) ≥10 months
Upper-advanced Level Grey Storybooks (13 books) + Get Writing! (1 book) Continuous self-learning
  • Better understanding of pure sounds learnt
  • Improved listening, speaking, reading and writing competence
  • Enhanced writing skills through grammar, spelling and vocabulary exercises
  • Lay foundation for self-learning
≥12 months
 
* Learning progress varies among students
^ Completion of Foundation Level (Stage I) only does not lead to certification. A certificate is only given to students who have completed Foundation Level (Stage II).
# Commencement of Elementary Level (Stage II) is subject to a student’s assessment results at the end of Elementary Level (Stage I).