Lesson 2

Base-line Test

This lesson contains a one-minute reading exercise. Please read the instructions below, conducting your own reading test during the one-minute silence in the audio.


  1. Have a book and pencil ready to conduct a baseline test of your reading speed and comprehension level.
  2. Download the recording chart > (PDF)
  3. Check that your speakers or headphones are connected to your computer and working properly.
  4. Watch the video example to preview steps you'll be guided through in the audio lesson.
  5. Listen to the audio lesson, and conduct your own baseline reading test.
  6. Enter your results on the Daily Progress Chart as instructed in the video example and audio lesson.

audio lesson 2 (4:14)

video example (1:33)