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Reading week2

  1. 1. The British People Reading British and American Culture Week 2 Professor Hayashi
  2. 2. <ul><li>Attendance </li></ul><ul><li>6 Reading Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Think-Pair-Share Activity </li></ul><ul><li>Small group reading activity </li></ul><ul><li>BREAK </li></ul><ul><li>Leisure & Sport in Britain </li></ul><ul><li>Young People in Britain </li></ul>Today’s Class
  3. 3. Reading Strategies <ul><li>Reading Strategies – plans for solving problems encountered in constructing meaning </li></ul><ul><li>Why learn reading strategies? </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies help to improve reading comprehension as well as efficiency in reading </li></ul><ul><li>By using strategies, you will read in the way that expert readers do </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies help readers to process the text actively, to monitor comprehension, and to connect what they are reading to their own knowledge and to other parts of the text </li></ul>
  4. 4. PREDICT <ul><li>Check headlines, look for key words and guess what the text will be about </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. – Statistics…… what kind of statistics? </li></ul>CLARIFY <ul><li>If you don’t understand something, reread, look for clues </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. – Aged 16 and over… does that include 16 year olds? </li></ul>6 Reading Strategies
  5. 5. VISUALIZE Make a picture in your head. 6 Reading Strategies
  6. 6. ASK QUESTIONS <ul><li>Interact with the material </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. – How many British people are common law? </li></ul>MAKE CONNECTIONS <ul><li>Connect the material to your prior knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. – I know the divorce rate in Korea is much higher. </li></ul>6 Reading Strategies
  7. 7. SUMMARIZE <ul><li>Retell what has happened </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. – The majority of Brits are married, and not too many are divorced </li></ul>6 Reading Strategies
  8. 8. 6 Reading Strategies PREDICT CLARIFY VISUALIZE ASK QUESTIONS MAKE CONNECTIONS SUMMARIZE
  9. 9. EXERCISE 1 – PG. 4 (Think/Pair/Share) <ul><li>In pairs: </li></ul><ul><li>introduce yourself and become best friends </li></ul><ul><li>read the instructions & think about what kind of reading strategy could be used </li></ul><ul><li>read the article in turn </li></ul><ul><li>answer the questions </li></ul>
  10. 10. PAGE 5 – SMALL GROUP WORK <ul><li>In groups of 6: </li></ul><ul><li>Each pair should adopt a reading strategy to cover ONE of the three exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Share your findings with your group </li></ul>
  11. 11. LEISURE & SPORT IN BRITAIN (PG. 6) <ul><li>In groups of 6: </li></ul><ul><li>Predict what could be contained in the article </li></ul><ul><li>Read the article in turn </li></ul><ul><li>Go over key vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Answer exercise 5 and 6 </li></ul>
  12. 12. YOUNG PEOPLE IN BRITAIN <ul><li>Read the article on page 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Fill out the chart on page 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Answer the questions in exercise 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Which reading strategies did you use? </li></ul>

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