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Breaking From Tradition To Create A Culture Of Reading

Breaking From Tradition To Create A Culture Of Reading POSTED ON JANUARY 13, 2019 by Gary Armida Source: The Teaacher And The Admin Last June, I had the good fortune to address the senior members of our school’s National Honor … Continue reading

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Extensive Reading and Vocabulary Growth: Rob Waring

From Rob Waring’s talk at the KAPEE conference, at Korea National University of Education, January 21, 2011. Source: http://www.robwaring.org/ http://www.robwaring.org/er/index.html Much of the language learning students do is linear in nature – going from unit to unit, from new language … Continue reading

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Extensive Reading: Jennifer Bassett

Jennifer Basset, Oxford Bookworms Series Editor, and Professor Richard Day, Chair and Co-founder of the Extensive Reading Foundation, explain why they are so passionate about extensive reading. To find out more about Graded Readers, see http://elt.oup.com/cat/subjects/readers/

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Is CILLL the New CLIL? (Part 3 of 3)

Philip Prowse’s interactive session explores how extensive reading can aid the development of critical thinking, with examples from Cambridge English Readers. CILLL is an invented acronym for Content in Language Learner Literature. Original fiction dealing with controversial or sensitive contemporary … Continue reading

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Is CILLL the New CLIL? (Part 2 of 3)

Philip Prowse’s interactive session explores how extensive reading can aid the development of critical thinking, with examples from Cambridge English Readers. CILLL is an invented acronym for Content in Language Learner Literature. Original fiction dealing with controversial or sensitive contemporary … Continue reading

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Philip Prowse: Critical Thinking and Extensive Reading

What people read and how we respond to it. Virginia Woolfe: “Reading has changed the world and continues to change it. When the day of judgemment comes and all secrets are laid bare, we shall not be surprised to learn, … Continue reading

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