The author first says, "The students should read this and that." Then he says, "And instead of 'read', I could just as well say, listen to," like this,Originally Posted by year2004
The students should listen to this and that.
The students should read this and that.
The students should read/listen to this and that.
'And instead of 'read' means, rather than using 'read' in that sentence, I could just as well say/use' the words listen to (in place of/instead of 'read').
All the best, :D