Learning another language is never fast, but the Fifty Ways to Practice series will speed things up by showing you how to practice more efficiently and effectively both inside and outside the classroom. It is useful for beginning through advanced levels.
You will learn 50 ways to practice and improve reading skills. By applying these methods, you will read faster and better, and remember information longer. You do not need to be living in an English-speaking country or be currently taking an English class to use this book. However, students who are already in a class can also use this book to study and learn more effectively.
Belinda Young-Davy (Ph.D. Linguistics, University of Oregon; M.A. Linguistics, University of Oregon) has experience teaching English in Mexico, Japan, and the United States. Her professional interests include acquisition of prepositions and other semantically based aspects of language learning; and ESL in higher education assessment, with an emphasis on writing and teacher training. She is a member of ORTESOL, TESOL, and the Linguistic Society of America.
This book is made for students of English as a Second or Foreign Language.
Learning another language is never fast, but the Fifty Ways to Practice series will speed things up by showing you how to practice more efficiently and effectively both inside and outside the classroom. These books can be used by beginners and advanced students alike.
You will learn 50 ways to learn, practice, and remember vocabulary in English. By applying these methods, you will improve your ability to understand and express yourself in English. You do not need to be living in an English-speaking country or be currently taking an English class to use this book. However, students who are already in a class can also use this book to improve their vocabulary more quickly and easily.
The book includes suggestions for specific websites that can e used for listening practice, as well as tips for using dictionaries effectively. Categories covered include Finding and Learning New Words; Flashcards; Practicing and Remembering Vocabulary; and Vocabulary Games.
Recommended by “Dear Abby”, The New York Times and The Washington Post, for three decades, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Trelease's beloved classic to help countless children become avid readers through awakening their imaginations and improving their language skills. Now this new edition of The Read-Aloud Handbook imparts the benefits, rewards, and importance of reading aloud to children of a new generation. Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the latest research, The Read-Aloud Handbook offers proven techniques and strategies—and the reasoning behind them—for helping children discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.