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Developing Reading Skills : A Practical Guide to Reading Comprehension Exercises - Frangoise Grellet

Developing Reading Skills

A Practical Guide to Reading Comprehension Exercises

Paperback Published: 21st December 1981
ISBN: 9780521283649
Number Of Pages: 252

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This is a handbook for language teachers who would like to develop their own reading materials or who wish to enrich a reading course. It offers a classification and description of exercises aimed at developing different reading skills. While the book is designed primarily for teachers of English as a second language, the exercises are equally appropriate for the teaching of other foreign languages and much of the book is relevant to the teaching of first-language reading skills. The question-types range from the familiar (for example, multiple-choice and open questions) to highly original exercises which require the integration of different skills and an active, creative response from the student. It encourages teachers to introduce variety into the teaching of reading and offers them a great deal of resource material to draw on.

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'Don't just read this book - study it! Whatever your involvement with reading ... the experience will be humbling, challenging and gratifying.' Leonare Courtney, Journal of Reading 'Developing Reading Skills is the kind of book that one wants to keep near one when composing exercise material. There must be something in it for everyone. Thoroughly recommended.' Bob Jordan, Reading in a Foreign Language

To the reader; Introduction; Reading and reading comprehension; Reading comprehension exercise-types; 1. Reading techniques; 2. How the aim is conveyed; 3. Understanding meaning; 4. Assessing the text; Bibliography; Acknowledgements.

ISBN: 9780521283649
ISBN-10: 0521283647
Series: Cambridge Language Teaching Library
Audience: English as a Second Language (ESL)
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: 21st December 1981
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.36

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