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Extensive Reading (Revised Edition) e-Book

Extensive Reading (Revised Edition) e-Book

Revised Edition

Format: e-book (Apple devices, ebooks.com, Android, Kobo, OLF)
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Extensive Reading is the ideal companion for teachers who would like to add the substantial benefits of extensive reading to their language programmes.

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-420012-7
  • Print Length (pages): 120

Extensive Reading is the ideal companion for teachers who would like to add the substantial benefits of extensive reading to their language programmes. It explains the research that shows how reading for pleasure helps learners to improve their English, and guides teachers through the different approaches they can use. In addition, five extensive reading case studies describe projects in a range of learning environments.

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Key features

  • Written by experts in extensive reading, including Professor Richard Day, Jennifer Bassett, Bill Bowler, Sue Parminter, and Mark Furr
  • Describes and explains what is meant by extensive reading and its contribution to language learning
  • Explains what is meant by a graded reader and what makes a good graded reader
  • Understand how a graded readers series is written and how it supports extensive reading
  • Explains how you can use class readers, class libraries, and class reading circles
  • Includes four Case Studies to provide an insight into setting up extensive reading programmes in Jordan, Bahrain, and Japan
  • Extra resources are available

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Extensive Reading (Revised Edition) is a practical guide to help you understand extensive reading, the benefits it can bring to learners, and how to introduce it to your class. This practical guide, written by a team of experts in extensive reading explains the importance of graded readers, and how to use introduce them to develop your students' language skills.

This title is part of the highly regarded Into the Classroom series - short, practical guides that help teachers who work in the primary and secondary school setting to make sense of new teaching tools, techniques, and educational policy, with ideas for implementing them in the classroom.