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    1. 1. How To Teach Reading Linsay Doncel Lina Carvajal
    2. 2. What is reading?
    3. 3. Why do we read ? <ul><li>Information </li></ul><ul><li>Information/pleasure </li></ul><ul><li>Pure pleasure </li></ul><ul><li>Exams !!! </li></ul>
    4. 4. What do we read? <ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><li>Newspapers, Magazines </li></ul><ul><li>Photocopies, articles </li></ul><ul><li>Notices </li></ul><ul><li>Correspondence </li></ul><ul><li>Forms, Signs </li></ul><ul><li>Computer screens </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-media carriers </li></ul>
    5. 5. What is the content? <ul><li>Fiction (long and short) </li></ul><ul><li>Songs </li></ul><ul><li>Plays </li></ul><ul><li>Current events, feature articles and essays </li></ul><ul><li>Academic articles, reports, reviews </li></ul><ul><li>Warnings, directions </li></ul><ul><li>Letters, postcards and notes </li></ul><ul><li>Business letters, solicitations </li></ul><ul><li>T-shirt messages, bumper stickers </li></ul><ul><li>Raw data </li></ul>
    6. 6. What is the content? <ul><li>Poetry </li></ul><ul><li>(Auto)biography </li></ul><ul><li>Schedules </li></ul><ul><li>Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Menus </li></ul><ul><li>Advertisements </li></ul><ul><li>Announcements </li></ul><ul><li>Comics </li></ul><ul><li>Workbook exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Bibliographic information </li></ul>
    7. 7. What is the text structure? <ul><li>Charts, graphs, illustrations </li></ul><ul><li>Isolated lines of text </li></ul><ul><li>Free form </li></ul><ul><li>Interlinear notes </li></ul><ul><li>Point and click images </li></ul><ul><li>Narrative </li></ul><ul><li>Headings, subheadings </li></ul>
    8. 8. Comprehension skills <ul><li>Recalling word meanings </li></ul><ul><li>Drawing inferences about a meaning of a word from context </li></ul><ul><li>Finding answers to questions answered explicitly or merely in paraphrase </li></ul><ul><li>Weaving together ideas from content </li></ul><ul><li>Drawing inferences from content </li></ul><ul><li>Recognizing a writer’s purpose, attitude, tone, and mood </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying a writer’s technique </li></ul><ul><li>Following the structure of a passage. </li></ul>
    9. 9. What skills do we use? <ul><li>Skimming </li></ul><ul><li>Scanning </li></ul><ul><li>Extraction of specific information </li></ul><ul><li>In-depth (extensive) reading </li></ul><ul><li>Met cognition. </li></ul>
    10. 10. 1: Extensive reading <ul><li>Refer to the reading which students often away from the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>They may read: </li></ul><ul><li>novel </li></ul><ul><li>Webpage </li></ul><ul><li>newspaper </li></ul><ul><li>magazine </li></ul>19:14
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    12. 12. Class library
    13. 13. 2: Graded readers
    14. 14. <ul><li>The aim of graded reading </li></ul><ul><li>To recycle important and useful words and grammar and to aid acquisition </li></ul><ul><li>To provide continuous reading practice </li></ul><ul><li>To build reading speed </li></ul><ul><li>To be enjoyable </li></ul><ul><li>To encourage reading for pleasure </li></ul><ul><li>To build DEPTH of knowledge </li></ul>
    15. 15. Literary fiction
    16. 16. Movies
    17. 17. Non-fiction
    18. 18. Reading at the right level <ul><li>Students MUST read at their comfortable reading level so they: </li></ul><ul><li>can read quickly </li></ul><ul><li>can read fluently </li></ul><ul><li>can read a lot </li></ul><ul><li>can read with very high levels of understanding </li></ul><ul><li>can enjoy the reading </li></ul><ul><li>can get the reading habit. </li></ul><ul><li>If students read something too difficult: </li></ul><ul><li>the reading becomes slow </li></ul><ul><li>they can’t read much </li></ul><ul><li>the students get tired easily </li></ul><ul><li>it becomes a form of ‘study’ </li></ul>
    19. 19. Reading comics and cartoons
    20. 20. Integrated reading <ul><li>All four skills </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-reading, while-reading, post-reading </li></ul><ul><li>Graded tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Critical thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Problem-solving </li></ul><ul><li>Active English Discussion </li></ul>
    21. 21. Online newspapers
    22. 22. Blogs
    23. 23. Encourage students to extensively <ul><li>There are 4 factors which contribute to the success of kind of extensive reading: </li></ul><ul><li>Library </li></ul><ul><li>Choice </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Time. </li></ul>19:14

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