Developing Reading Skills


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Most Web information is currently text-based. Reading, therefore is the primary skill that one can improve on the Web. When selecting reading materials, use the following strategies:

  • select one level above what you can easily understand.  

  • listen while reading (there is evidence to support the theory that listening to recordings while reading improves listening and speaking skills especially for auditory learners)

  • test your comprehension (ask yourself questions after you finish reading or take a quiz)

  • print online materials (some learners have a hard time reading computer screens -- it has to do with the ocular neuroreceptor's reaction to backlit screens).

WritingDEN - This site is designed for students Grades 6 through 12 who are trying to improve their English reading, comprehension, and writing skills.

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