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“To read or not to read?” Some advice on how to teach reading with understanding
“To read or not to read?” Some advice on how to teach reading with understanding

Author(s): Renata Jawniak
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Foreign languages learning
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego

Summary/Abstract: Reading with understanding is one of the most important communicative skillsa successful learner of a language needs to practise. Practising the skill of readingwith understanding is as important as mastering listening and speaking skills.However, teachers may fi nd the attempts to develop it diffi cult because studentsprefer to watch fi lms, listen to the radio and talk to native speakers rather thanread books and newspapers. It is easier and, without doubt, more interesting towatch a fi lm, listen to a radio programme or talk to somebody, all of which arefaster than reading a text.

  • Issue Year: 2011
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 27-33
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: English