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Extensive Reading Revised Edition

Richard Day Jennifer Bassett Bill Bowler Sue Parminter

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OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
27 July 2015
ELT: teaching theory & methods; Languages & ESL; English as a Second Language; English as a Second Language
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.
By:   Richard Day, Jennifer Bassett, Bill Bowler, Sue Parminter, Nick Bullard
Imprint:   OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 277mm,  Width: 211mm,  Spine: 7mm
Weight:   334g
ISBN:   9780194200363
ISBN 10:   0194200361
Series:   Into the Classroom
Pages:   120
Publication Date:   27 July 2015
Audience:   ELT/ESL ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Reviews for Extensive Reading Revised Edition

'...non-native speaker teachers can find useful strategies to develop their proficiency in the target language, native-speaker teachers can pick up ideas on how to understand, ...and the new cultural context where they are to teach.' Modern English Teacher - Volume 21/4 'This is an excellent book for less experienced teachers of young learners.' Humanising Language Teaching Magazine for teachers and teacher trainers This is best described as an exceptionally good teacher's resource book. In 28 chapters there are several dozen excellent teaching ideas for 5-12 year-olds grouped into nine sections. Each chapter and section has a descriptive title that actually makes sense, e.g. Chapter 7: 'Healthy competition'. (This is harder to achieve than one might think.) Each chapter ends with a well-founded statement of rationale. The parts are: Knowing and challenging your learners; Encouraging your students to learn; Going beyond the coursebook; Empowering your learners; Assessment; Playing with the sounds of English; Bringing the real world into the classroom; Using make believe, performance, and metaphor; For the teacher: Language and cultural contexts. All the activities encourage the use of spoken English by the teacher (e.g., not a dvd): in the short but informative introduction, the authors say why. This looks like a really good book. The Teacher Trainer Journal, Vol 29/3


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