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Ways to Read

Academic Reading:Intensive and Extensive Reading

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Intensive Reading

In this class, you will be reading the following types of texts:academic textbooksarticlesessaystests (timed exams)

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Intensive Reading

How Do Students Feel About These Texts?

might be difficult to read

level might be too high for you

you probably did

not

choose the topic

might be

boring

m

ight include difficult vocabulary

might feel like reading is

really hard

work

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How Do You Read Intensively?

usually read slowly

might read each word or just skim/scan for info

take time to look up new words

take time to examine the grammar

good for language learning

good for understanding a topic deeply

In this class, you

will

take tests and do other assignments based on these reading

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It’s important to know how to read intensively because most academic reading is

intensive

reading. You need to read this way for most of your

IELP and PSU

classes. As a result, you might not have a chance to read

a lot

during a term. Maybe you read

deeply

, but not

widely

, not

EXTENSIVELY……..

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Why Should I Read Extensively?

What does extensive reading do?

Helps develop a habit & love of reading

Helps develop

fluency

in reading (which intensive reading might not do)

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Reading Extensively

What Do I Read?You choose the topicTexts are at your level and abilityCan be fiction or non-fiction

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Reading Extensively

Types of Reading Materials

newspapers

graded readers

magazines

comic books

websites

even textbooks (if you like the topic)

novels

Anything! As long as you enjoy it.

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How Do You Read Extensively?

Quickly to slowlySkip parts and it’s OK!Just get the general meaningNo pressure!Keep track of readingDiscuss reading with classmates or the teacher

Enjoy it. If you don’t, then stop and find something else to read

Read

as much as possible

(daily)

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How will I be evaluated on this?

This term you will choose 3 extensive reading books from the LC to read.

Keep notes in a blue book after you read. Write down author’s name, setting, characters, summary of the plot, your thoughts and opinions.

We will have open note tests throughout the term. You will be able to use the notes you took, but not the book.

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You

can

do comprehension exercises to test yourself, but it’s not necessary

.

Start to enjoy reading!

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