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a definition of extensive reading is hard to find, that is why certain characteristics can be described
The characteristics of an extensive reading approach
- students read as much as possible (in and outside the classroom)
- a variety of material/ topics is available
- students select what they want to read and have the freedom to
  stop reading material that fails to interest them
- purpose of reading: pleasure, information, general understanding
- reading is its own reward. There are few or no follow-up exercises
- dictionaries are rarely used
- no material that is too difficult
- reading is individual and silent (student’s own pace)
- reading speed is faster as they read material they enjoy
- teacher is a role model
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Author: isipixi
Main topic: Teaching
Topic: Reading
Published: 18.05.2010




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