Reading strategies

Reading strategies 
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Reading strategies 

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Types of reading strategies  

  • Reading strategies
  • Listening exercise
  • Reading exercise
  • New vocabulary
  • End of lesson

After this week's lesson you should be able to: 

  • Identify the purpose of a text. 
  • Preview a text. 
  • Use different reading strategies to find information in a text.

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Reading a text
 Previewing a text: 
  • Subject
  • Pictures
  • Main title
  • Subheadings
  • Authors

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Purposes of a text (what does the writer want from you): 
Inform, instruct, persuade, entertain

Reading strategies:
  • Scanning:  specific information/details
  • Skimming:  topic and main points, getting the author's point of view
  • Intensive Reading: complete understanding of the text as a whole

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Reading strategies 
To find specific information

To understand the topic and the main points

Intensive reading 
To understand exactly what the writer means. 

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Reading exercise
  • Read text 
  • Look at the questions and try to answer them
  • Answer the questions
  • Individually

  • Time: 15 minutes
  • Ready? Take a look at the vocabulary


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Which readingstrategy did you use?

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