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Teaching Second Language Reading

Teaching Second Language Reading

A guide to teaching reading skills for teachers of English as a foreign language.

Format: Paperback

This book examines a variety of approaches from classrooms and research that are used for teaching reading, and explores teaching methods focused on strategies.

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-442283-3
  • Price: $ 35.66

How do people read - and learn to read - in a foreign language? How is second language reading similar to and different from first language reading?

This book addresses these and many other questions with the aim of helping you to develop and improve your strategies for teaching reading skills. It discusses theory and research, but also encourages you to reflect on how you read and teach reading.

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Key features

  • Gives you a thorough overview of theory and research relating to second-language reading.
  • Includes practical suggestions for teaching reading in different contexts.
  • Presents a variety of strategies for reading and teaching reading and discusses how to use them in appropriate contexts.
  • Sets the skill of reading in a wider psychological and social context
  • Can be used as a textbook or self-study text for trainee teachers or as a reference guide for practising teachers.

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This book examines a variety of approaches from classrooms and research that are used for teaching reading, and explores teaching methods focused on strategies.