Free Speed Reading App

Unfortunately students don't like reading. And what is even worse, they hate re-reading. It is next to impossible to make them re-read an article . They will complain, they will pretend or they will go to the toilet, but the majority won't read the text again. Therefore I was surprised when I found a…

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Speed Reading – Mobile phone app

[mp_row] [mp_span col="3"] [mp_image id="3553" size="full" link_type="custom_url" link="#" target="false" caption="false" align="left"] [/mp_span] [mp_span col="9"] [mp_text] Recently I published a post on Speed Reading. The post contains a game which you can play on your computer. However, most of my students have a smart phone but no internet connection. Therefore, it is much more effective…

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Speed reading for elementary students

Speed reading activities are very important for learners of English. By trying to read quickly, they develop their comprehension and fluency in reading in a foreign language. Thus they improve their knowledge of English. The problem with speed reading activities is, that they are not for elementary students of English. The texts mostly aim…

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Speed Reading

Paul Nation in his book What Should Every EFL Teacher Know suggests that every language course should consist of four strands: Vocabulary development, Extensive input and output, grammar explanation and fluency development. By giving these four strands equal amount of time in EFL lessons, students will learn the foreign language. In this post, I…

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