Reading is a vital language skill at all levels, and a key component in all examinations. Successful and effective readers are independent readers who have many different reading strategies at their disposal, and are aware of the type of reading that a particular text or situation demands. A Practical Guide to Teaching Reading Skills at All Levels provides MFL teachers with: practical guidance on how to develop a range of effective reading strategies; example reading activities in French, German and Spanish; advice on how to raise reading awareness and confidence in students; tips on how to support students' reading in the classroom; and lists of useful morphological trends in French, German and Spanish.
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Table of Contents
1. Why this book?; 2. Why is reading important for language learning?; 3. Students as independent readers; What characterises the independent reader?; Confidence; What latent abilities do students already possess that can help them?; 4. Types of reading; Pre-reading tasks; Skimming; Scanning; 5. Detailed Reading; Words which are not key to the understanding of the text as a whole; Key words whose meaning can be guessed at or worked out; Key words which have to be looked up in the dictionary; 6. Supporting your students' reading; 7. Post-reading activities; 8. A final word Appendix: Useful morphological trends.