Sessions / Q and A for pre-recorded video

Let’s Talk About “Sadness”: Lessons From the Virtual Book Club Activity #1542

Sat, Aug 14, 13:35-14:25 Asia/Tokyo | LOCATION: Day 3

Virtual Book Club can be a means for readers to be engaged with the story through group discussions. Talking about the book with other readers can give them the opportunity to share their thoughts, feelings with the hope that they will perceive reading as a meaningful activity.

Students’ Learning Experiences in Using Xreading Books and Audios #1591

Sat, Aug 14, 13:40-14:30 Asia/Tokyo | LOCATION: Day 3

This study depicts the learning experience of students of an Indonesian university in using the books and audios available in Xreading as well as finds out whether the students use the books and audios to conduct reading only (RO) and reading while listening (RWL).

Cancelled Extensive Reading out of the Classroom #1592

Sat, Aug 14, 15:30-16:20 Asia/Tokyo CANCELLED

Extensive Reading was promoted through rural school teachers over an entire province. Local school students, especially the teenagers, recognized that learning could be effective over the internet, too.

Cancelled Promoting Freshmen's Learner Autonomy Through Xreading Program in Higher Education #1601

Sat, Aug 14, 15:35-16:25 Asia/Tokyo CANCELLED

Extensive reading has been proven to have positive effects in improving students’ skills and learner autonomy. Therefore, English department of Universitas Negeri Surabaya continuously conducts ER for freshmen to develop their learning autonomy through X-Reading. It is online-based extensive reading using technology. It shows X-Reading can foster students’ learner autonomy.

A 10-Point Guide for Big, Easy Reading Programs #1545

Sat, Aug 14, 15:40-16:30 Asia/Tokyo | LOCATION: Day 3

Research clearly shows that your learners can effectively download English into their brains by extensive (BIG) and EASY reading. The presenters will share a 10-Point guide for doing so with online extensive reading, but this guide works for any reading system, and with any class, group, company, or school.

Using Non-Fiction Books to Facilitate L2 English Acquisition, Peer Collaboration, and Content Learning #1568

Sat, Aug 14, 18:20-19:10 Asia/Tokyo | LOCATION: Day 3

This presentation will explain how reading a non-fiction book together as a class can serve as a bridge between Intensive Reading (IR) and Extensive Reading (ER) that facilitates both acquisition and collaboration. The presenter will share strategies for selecting books, managing a reading project, and incorporating language learning activities.

Implementing an Extensive Reading Program in Settlement Language Training Courses: Challenges and Solutions #1608

Sat, Aug 14, 18:25-19:15 Asia/Tokyo | LOCATION: Day 3

In this session, the presenter will explore possible reasons why ER has been overlooked in the settlement language training sector in Canada, and suggest ways to remove obstacles and incorporate a program that is both practical and relevant to stakeholders, instructors and learners.

How to Motivate Students Through Reading Marathon #1585

Sun, Aug 15, 16:05-16:55 Asia/Tokyo | LOCATION: Day 4

This session will give brief summary of how to manage and organize a mass reading competition called Reading Marathon.

An ER Program in a Large Class in Middle School #1548

Sun, Aug 15, 16:10-17:00 Asia/Tokyo | LOCATION: Day 4

We'd like to share with you how we practiced extensive reading in a public middle school in China since 2019. The presentation is mainly about how we organize the program and what we have achieved.