We want the classroom task to help students develop reading skills. This section contains suggestions to help you encourage your students to read in class.
Reading strategies for teenagers
Students who are faced with a text in class and asked to read it and answer questions often find the task difficult.
Usually the task, quite often a set of questions on the text, is set by the teacher or is already in the course book.
Course books tend to set very similar tasks for reading. This gets very boring for students and some students may just not be very good at that task type but still be good readers. Here are some ideas to help you vary the tasks for your students.
Reading in English is very good to help language development. Here are some ideas to encourage extensive reading.