Genres of reading: Academic reading (textbooks, essays, papers Job-related reading (messages, letters, reports, financial documents) Personal reading (Newspaper, magazines, e-mails , greeting cards) Types of reading Perceptive: perceptive reading tasks involve attending to the components of larger stretches of discourse: letters, words, punctuation, and other graphemic symbols. Bottom-up processing is implied. At the beginning … Continue reading Principles of Language Assessment: Reading
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What kinds of post-reading activities are there?
While-reading activities are defined as activities that help students to focus on aspects of the text and to understand it better, a few examples of while reading activities could be any one of the following: 1. Identify topic sentences and the main idea of paragraphs. 2. Distinguish between general and specific ideas. 3. Identify … Continue reading 10 Examples of While-Reading Activities
Pre-reading activities help students prepare for the reading activity by activating the relevant schemata, and motivating them to read.
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