Articles on Reading Skills

How to teach colour word recognition

Category: Reading Skills Topic: Vocabulary
A complete guide to teaching students how to understand written colour words, including fun word recognition games.

How to test and teach detailed comprehension

How to test how much students understand of a reading or listening text and make sure they understand more next time.

Advantages and disadvantages of using authentic texts in class

Category: Reading Skills Topic: Functions & Text
Using the positive aspects of authentic texts, getting rid of the negative aspects, and deciding when graded texts might be better.