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  • 1. READING AND LEARNING STRATEGIES ISTANBUL BILGI UNIVERSITYPRESENTED BY C.M. HERRINGTON, MAA, MAT 1
  • 2. MAKING PREDICTIONS: WORKING WITH THE PERSON BESIDE YOU, PREDICT WHAT IS GOING TO HAPPEN IN EACH PICTURE ANDWRITE A DESCRIPTION OF WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO THE RIGHT OF EACH PICTURE. BE READY TO SHARE.  2
  • 3. WHAT OTHER PREDICTIONS DO YOU MAKE IN EVERY DAY LIFE?How do predictionshelp you tounderstand theworld? 3
  • 4. FOR EXAMPLE, THE FOLLOWING THINGS HAPPEN. WHAT PREDICTIONS WOULD YOU MAKE BASED ON EACH PIECE OF INFORMATION?1. Your sister begins studying French every night and always leaves the table at dinner to speak privately on her phone to someone. One night, you overhear that she is speaking in French.2. Many of your neighbors begin selling their houses and moving away suddenly.3. Your cat keeps trying to get underneath your bed, even though you try to lock it out of the room. 4
  • 5. MAKING PREDICTIONS WHEN READING: Now, look at the basic information below about the article we will readlater. What predictions would you make about this reading, based on the information given to you here? What is the topic of the article? What metaphor is used in the article?Book title: Business Over Turkish Coffee: Tips for Doing Business in TurkeyArticle title: “Brewing a Glass of Turkish Tea”First sentence/ Paragraph 1: Tea is a common beverage producedworldwide, yet how it is produced, prepared and served differs fromcountry to country.First sentence/ Paragraph 2: Like tea, the way people are prepared forthe future also differs around the world.Subtitle 1: FamilySubtitle 2: SchoolSubtitle 3: Work 5
  • 6. WRITE QUESTIONSNow, write 5 questions about the content of thearticle based on what you have been given. Oneexample has been given for you.Example: How are Turkish workers similar to tea inthis article?1.2.3.4.5. 6
  • 7. SR4Q-READING STRATEGY Watch the video “Reading Textbooks Using SQ4R” and fill in the missing information below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UafJRBvaOEoSurvey Q__________ R__________ R__________ R__________ R_________ Fill in the blanks below. Example: What do you do during the Survey phase? The Q___________ phase? The third step: R_________________? The fourth step: R___________________? The fifth step: R____________________? The final step: R_____________________? 7
  • 8. SO, which of these steps have we already completed for the reading for:“Brewing a Glass ofTurkish Tea”? 8
  • 9. VOCABULARY LEARNING STRATEGIES Now we have determined that you are on the Q___________ phase of the SQ4R.• One of the main actions in this step is to write down unfamiliar vocabulary and determine the meaning.• One important way to learn vocabulary is by using guessing and context strategies. As a class, complete the following activities to text your ability in this area.1. Activity to introduce guessing: http://www.english- zone.com/vocab/vic01.html2. Quiz to test ability: http://www.english- zone.com/vocab/vic02.html 9
  • 10. GUESSING VOCAB FROM CONTEXTThere are certain reading clues that you can use to find the meaning of a word. These may include the following.Deduction - What does the sentence concern? Which words does theunknown word seem to relate to?Part of Speech - Which part of speech is the unknown word? Is it a verb,noun, preposition, adjective, time expression or something else?Chunking - What do the words around the unknown word(s) mean? Howcould the unknown word(s) relate to those words? - This is basicallydeduction on a more local level.• adapted from: http://esl.about.com/od/readinglessonplans/a/l_readcontext.htm 10
  • 11. GUESSING VOCABULARY FROM CONTEXT• Behavioral patterns (2) DO NOW: Article vocabulary: Now, scan for the words from the article “Brewing a Glass of Turkish• Norms (2) Tea” below, find the part of speech, word in context and make your own definition for the• Values (2) word. Pages 12-13 of your course book.• Customs (4) EXAMPLE: Ritual-based traditions (Noun): “Japanese tea is• Respect/ disrespect (5) a naturally light tea treated with a lot of respect and served according to longstanding ritual-• Over-protective (6) based traditions.” Actions or behavior that people in a culture do• Authority (6) because they have always done it in that way. In my family, we have many American ritual-• Communication style(8) based traditions that we follow on vacation every summer. For example, we always go to the• Matrix organization structure (8) beach and we usually have barbeques every night. 11
  • 12. READ : BREWING A GLASS OF TURKISH TEA• As you read use your margins to make notes or responses to your questions.• Highlight main ideas and details. 12