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    Default How to work out reading in class...

    Hi,....Have you got any suggestions how to make a reading class more fun? Actually, we work on Select Reading, but it totally sounds boring to Ss since it mainly focuses on raeding skills...A bit odd, sorry, but any idea?

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    Default Re: How to work out reading in class...

    Pick something to read that is actually interesting!

    Try a dirty novel.

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    Default Re: How to work out reading in class...

    Quote Originally Posted by jlinger View Post

    Try a dirty novel.
    Possibly not the best advice to someone in Iran

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    Oops!

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    Default Re: How to work out reading in class...Try A ...?!

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Possibly not the best advice to someone in Iran
    Hi, thanks for your advice...I don't think there will be any problem if we take your advice in our institute (though not completely porno texts!)...But the problem is it doesn't sound right if you're getting prepared for some academic exam!!! Btw, don't be that prejudiced, conditions have completely changed here and we're less likely to get any problem on such trivial matters! Dont forget the bloody Talibans live somewhere else! Thank you so much...

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    Default Re: How to work out reading in class...

    Glad to hear it.

    How about asking each student to bring in something they would like to share with the others in the class?

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    Default Re: How to work out reading in class...

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Glad to hear it.

    How about asking each student to bring in something they would like to share with the others in the class?
    Thanks...So you reckon we could also work out reading skills on their texts too? But, as you know there's a lot to talk about the features included into paragraphs which ultimately lead to a total understanding of the texts, and unfortunately informal texts lack such features...I mean hardly ever have I got to persuade Ss to use their reading skills on their own texts, since they're not applicable to such texts...any suggestion please? Plus, I personally think highly of you, and thank you for your great hints!

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