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Teaching and Developing Reading Skills

Teaching and Developing Reading Skills
Cambridge Handbooks for Language Teachers

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Author

Peter Watkins

English Type

British English

Availability

Available

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781316647318

Date Published

December 2017

Product description

Supported by insights from research, this accessible book promotes the teaching of reading in a theoretically sound way, moving beyond a comprehension-testing approach. The practical part of the book provides a collection of accessible, generic activities to support and develop learners' reading skills and strategies. Its scope is wide-ranging, from promoting reading and developing fluency, to exploiting literary texts and digital sources, using learner-generated texts, developing critical reading skills and assessing reading.

Key features

  • Activities are underpinned by theory, promoting a coherent view of reading and how learners can become better readers.
  • Activities are generalisable and suitable for a wide variety of ages and teaching contexts, including ESP and EAP.
  • Further activities support you to develop excellence in the teaching of reading through guided reflection and action research.

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