Adult Literacy Program. Programs help adults gain the reading and writing skills they need to further their education or feel more comfortable in the workplace. Techniques for Teaching Beginning-Level Reading to Adults. by Ashley Hager I have been teaching beginning-level reading (equivalent to grade ) at the Community Learning Center in Cambridge, MA, for the past eight years. Download Adult Literacy Reading Programs Also, while I have you here, I am an adult who is fluent in reading and writing, but, by no means a teacher.