ERIC Number: ED549584
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jan-11
Reference Count: N/A
Day, Richard R.
TESOL International Association
"Teaching Reading" uncovers the interactive processes that happen when people learn to read and translates them into a comprehensive easy-to-follow guide on how to teach reading. Richard Day's revelations on the nature of reading, reading strategies, reading fluency, reading comprehension, and reading objectives make fascinating reading in themselves and provide language teachers with very practical uses for their own contexts. "Teaching Reading" is a valuable addition to the literature in their profession. The book is divided into four parts with respective chapters as follows: Part I: Foundation: (1) What Is Reading?, (2) Beliefs About ESOL Reading, (3) How Do People Learn to Read?, (4) What Are Reading Strategies?; Part II: Fluency: (5) Reading Fluency, (6) Why Is Reading Fluency Important?; Part III: Teaching Fluency: (7) Extensive Reading, (8) Fluency Strategies, (9) Fluency Activities; Part IV: Comprehension: (10) What Is Comprehension?, (11) Comprehension Questions, (12) Comprehension Strategies, (13) Planning the Reading Lesson, (14) Conclusion. Also included are References and Suggested Readings and Resources.
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Teaching Methods, Beliefs, Reading Processes, Learning Processes, Reading Fluency, Reading Comprehension, Lesson Plans, Guides, Language Teachers
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Publication Type: Books
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Authoring Institution: TESOL International Association