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1, Children between grades 4 - 6 spend anaverage of 50 minutes reading outside of theclassroom daily2, More than 70% of al...
Why read more with your   students (in ELT)?
1, Those students who readextensively in English have a greaterchance of improving in every area oflanguage learning at a ...
2, Successful reading leads to morereading. Christine Nuttall refers to thisas „the virtuous cycle of reading’ –1, the mor...
So, how can we as teachers promote     a reading culture within our            classrooms?
10 Ways to promote reading    • Explore existing reading attitudes / habits   • Equip S’s with effective reading strategie...
10 Ways to promote reading    • Explore existing reading attitudes / habits   • Equip S’s with effective reading strategie...
Ways to promote reading• Explore existing reading attitudes / habits• Equip S’s with effective reading strategies
What do you think? – “I think” or “I don’t think”Reading in my first language is fun.Reading is boring.It is easier to rea...
• How much do you like reading in your first  language?• What difficulties do you have with reading in  English?• What kin...
Ways to promote reading• Explore existing reading attitudes / habits• Equip S’s with effective reading strategies
Encouraging learners to maintain a     top-down perspectiveI often woke up after the same dream andfelt ______. This eveni...
I often woke up after the same dream and              felt afraid. This evening was no exception.              I stayed aw...
Shadow-reading (with audio and script)     1, Listen a few times to understand        the text     2, Listen again – highl...
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reFUSE (v)   REfuse (n)
reBEL (v)        REbel (n)freQUENT (v)      FREquent (adj)conTENT (adj/v)   CONtent (n)
Mind your language
10 Ways to promote reading    • Explore existing reading attitudes / habits   • Equip S’s with effective reading strategie...
10 Ways to promote reading    • Explore existing reading attitudes / habits   • Equip S’s with effective reading strategie...
“ We do things best if webelieve we can succeed.”               Zoltán Dörnyei
Pre-reading tasks1, Predict the story from the cover / supporting  pictures and title2, Pre-teach essential lexis3, Predic...
During reading activities1, Write chapter / paragraph reviews2, Radio plays / Role plays3, News articles – newspapers / ma...
http://www.bitstrips.com/
Post-reading activities1, Writing Tasks - reviews, articles, ratings2, Comprehension tasks – one sentence check3, Quiz tim...
You will speak individually with me for about 5minutes. Here are some example questions you maybe asked:• What is the book...
sogden@cambridge.org
Promoting a reading culture
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Promoting a reading culture

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Promoting a ‘reading for pleasure’ culture.
Despite efforts to promote a reading culture, no teacher is ever satisfied with the amount our students read. In this highly practical workshop, Steve will highlight the need to incorporate active reading into our teaching. He will then look at some effective methods that we as teachers can utilize in order to motivate students and encourage the pleasure of reading, both inside and outside the classroom. There is one underlying principle here; to bring learners and books (e-books) together in a lasting fruitful relationship.

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Promoting a reading culture

  1. 1. Imagine…
  2. 2. TV Video Personal Radio Book/ Best Other Game Computer e-book FriendHolland 33% 6% 24% 17% 0% 15% 5%The USA 30% 19% 19% 9% 8% 2% 13%Japan 24% 11% 21% 3% 17% 9% 15%Greece 21% 9% 20% 11% 2% 19% 18% www.ifla.org
  3. 3. TV Video Personal Radio Book/ Best Other Game Computer e-book FriendHolland 33% 6% 24% 17% 0% 15% 5%The USA 30% 19% 19% 9% 8% 2% 13%Japan 24% 11% 21% 3% 17% 9% 15%Greece 21% 9% 20% 11% 2% 19% 18% www.ifla.org
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  6. 6. TV Video Personal Radio Book/ Best Other Game Computer e-book FriendHolland 33% 6% 24% 17% 0% 15% 5%The USA 30% 19% 19% 9% 8% 2% 13%Japan 24% 11% 21% 3% 17% 9% 15%Greece 21% 9% 20% 11% 2% 19% 18% www.ifla.org
  7. 7. - 1945 characters- 46 symbols- 46 symbols
  8. 8. - 1945 characters 1006 by grade 6
  9. 9. 1, Children between grades 4 - 6 spend anaverage of 50 minutes reading outside of theclassroom daily2, More than 70% of all higher secondary schoolpupils buy a comic story magazine every day(250 million copies sold annually)3, The largest book store in Osaka (with 600,000titles) is three times larger than all the book storesin Chicago combined4, Literacy rates (‘Functional literacy’ level 1)among 12 year olds is 99.7%
  10. 10. Why read more with your students (in ELT)?
  11. 11. 1, Those students who readextensively in English have a greaterchance of improving in every area oflanguage learning at a far faster ratethan those students who do notread.’ – Stephen Krashen 1993
  12. 12. 2, Successful reading leads to morereading. Christine Nuttall refers to thisas „the virtuous cycle of reading’ –1, the more you read, the better youbecome at reading. 2, The better youbecome, the more you want to read.3, The more you want to read, the moreyou read. 4,…
  13. 13. So, how can we as teachers promote a reading culture within our classrooms?
  14. 14. 10 Ways to promote reading • Explore existing reading attitudes / habits • Equip S’s with effective reading strategies• Engaging / purposeful tasks – *pre, during & post • Embrace technology – e-books (kindles etc.) • Right selection of texts / materials • Enthusiastic teachers • Text rich environment • Reading buddies • Book club – swap titles / rate it! • Reading corner / lounge
  15. 15. 10 Ways to promote reading • Explore existing reading attitudes / habits • Equip S’s with effective reading strategies• Engaging / purposeful tasks – *pre, during & post • Embrace technology – e-books (kindles etc.) • Right selection of texts / materials • Enthusiastic teachers • Text rich environment • Reading buddies • Book club – swap titles / rate it! • Reading corner / lounge
  16. 16. Ways to promote reading• Explore existing reading attitudes / habits• Equip S’s with effective reading strategies
  17. 17. What do you think? – “I think” or “I don’t think”Reading in my first language is fun.Reading is boring.It is easier to read about sports than science.If I read very fast, it is hard to understand meaning.Reading in English is fun.Reading out loud is a good idea.Reading is a total waste of time.
  18. 18. • How much do you like reading in your first language?• What difficulties do you have with reading in English?• What kinds of books do you enjoy?• What makes a book a good book?• How much time do you spend each week reading for pleasure?
  19. 19. Ways to promote reading• Explore existing reading attitudes / habits• Equip S’s with effective reading strategies
  20. 20. Encouraging learners to maintain a top-down perspectiveI often woke up after the same dream andfelt ______. This evening was no __________ .I stayed awake in the ______ trying to decidewhat the dream was trying to tell me. I was surethere had to be a meaningful reason. I also________ about what was going to happen if Imet my ____________ again on Sunday.
  21. 21. I often woke up after the same dream and felt afraid. This evening was no exception. I stayed awake in the dark trying to decide what the dream was trying to tell me. I was sure there had to be a meaningful reason. I also thought about what was going to happen if I met my Doppelganger again on Sunday.Written/spoken – shadow reading
  22. 22. Shadow-reading (with audio and script) 1, Listen a few times to understand the text 2, Listen again – highlight stressed words. Listen once more and note ‘chunks’ of language 3, Play again – read along with the speaker at least twice – mimic intonation 4, Practice reading text without the audioRefuse - audacity
  23. 23. Refuse
  24. 24. Audacity.sourceforge.net
  25. 25. What reFUSE (v) &REfuse (n) looks like... Audacity. sourceforge.net..on Audacity
  26. 26. reFUSE (v) REfuse (n)
  27. 27. reBEL (v) REbel (n)freQUENT (v) FREquent (adj)conTENT (adj/v) CONtent (n)
  28. 28. Mind your language
  29. 29. 10 Ways to promote reading • Explore existing reading attitudes / habits • Equip S’s with effective reading strategies• Engaging / purposeful tasks – *pre, during & post • Embrace technology – e-books (kindles etc.) • Right selection of texts / materials • Enthusiastic teachers • Text rich environment • Reading buddies • Book club – swap titles / rate it! • Reading corner / lounge
  30. 30. 10 Ways to promote reading • Explore existing reading attitudes / habits • Equip S’s with effective reading strategies• Engaging / purposeful tasks – *pre, during & post • Embrace technology – e-books (kindles etc.) • Right selection of texts / materials • Enthusiastic teachers • Text rich environment • Reading buddies • Book club – swap titles / rate it! • Reading corner / lounge
  31. 31. “ We do things best if webelieve we can succeed.” Zoltán Dörnyei
  32. 32. Pre-reading tasks1, Predict the story from the cover / supporting pictures and title2, Pre-teach essential lexis3, Prediction / speculation tasks (based on text)4, Jumbled up chapter titles / paragraphs5, Reseach the author6, Photocopy pictures and images7, Projects8, Dictation activities
  33. 33. During reading activities1, Write chapter / paragraph reviews2, Radio plays / Role plays3, News articles – newspapers / magazines / radio4, Prediction activities – Horoscopes, crystal ball etc.5, Character interviews6, Group discussions / Debates7, Dictation exercises8, Create comic strips
  34. 34. http://www.bitstrips.com/
  35. 35. Post-reading activities1, Writing Tasks - reviews, articles, ratings2, Comprehension tasks – one sentence check3, Quiz time activities – vocabulary, formulaic language (Phrasal verbs, multi word chunks)4, Formal tests5, Change the ending / introduce new characters6, Create posters – for the cinema/theatre7, Projects8, Individual interview / group discussion
  36. 36. You will speak individually with me for about 5minutes. Here are some example questions you maybe asked:• What is the book about?• Who was your favourite character? Why?• How did you feel when you finished the book?• What was the most interesting thing about the book?• Do you recommend it? Why or why not?
  37. 37. sogden@cambridge.org

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