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Our project promotes extensive reading in English for upper secondary classes around the world. It consists of three phases including video book-report exchanges, live read-aloud sessions, writing workshops, and webinars that raise cultural awareness between participants through collaborative online work. Sharing reading experiences enables teen students to explore themselves and become empathetic and critical thinkers.
This is the question time connected to the recorded session in the video below. Please watch the video BEFOREHAND. We will not play the video during the session. This is an open mic session to discuss the topics in the video and share ideas. There is a second session on Monday
This article aims to describe how learners can develop and implement digital literacy practices to improve their English learning in Extensive Reading class. Three factors that contribute to digital technology's advantages are more comfortable access to reading resources, various reading resources are available, and reading resources are updated.
In China, test prep programs such as TOEFL and SAT, SSAT are an eternal topic for those students who study English. However, how to balance the intensive and extensive reading and how to assist test prep by guided academic extensive reading are questions need to be answered in reality.
Do you use phonics readers in your class? Discover some tips and ideas on how to use them with your students. With e-future's Smart Phonics Readers, students will be given a gentle first step into reading for all beginning readers.
This is the question time connected to the recorded session in the video below. Please watch the video BEFOREHAND. We will not play the video during the session. This is an open mic session to discuss the topics in the video and share ideas. There is another session on Monday.
Reading for pleasure inspires young learners to create their own stories and poems. Writing stories with cultural issues gives students opportunity to show their world. Student-made book exchange enables students to explore the cultural traditions of other countries and become more motivated readers.
In this presentation you will learn about the process of co-creating stories with students using the method of Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS), and how these stories, based on student-made materials, can then be preserved in both digital and print libraries.
We are an English training institution that has practiced extensive reading for two years. We have achieved lots of extensive reading results and found some problems with extensive reading. In the process, we have combined extensive reading and intensive reading to help more children benefit from reading.
During this session aspects of an action research project encouraging students to engage in extensive reading (ER) practices in Arabic that took place online will be discussed. The session will review some of the issues students face when reading in Arabic and showcase how the researchers sourced appropriate free online reading materials to include in the project. The online ER activities to engage students in reading will also be explained.
A machine learning method was investigated to analyze how syntax affects reading difficulty, first categorising graded reader texts into parts of speech, then using a sliding window method to count different patterns of word types. Next we used clustering to check whether the features could be classified by difficulty level.
Why is extensive reading important for language learning? How can students be motivated to read for pleasure? How can instructors enhance a student’s incidental language learning through extensive reading? Join us to learn answers to these questions.