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Interacting with texts - Directed activities related to texts (DARTs) - reading article
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Interacting with texts - Directed activities related to texts (DARTs)

Good readers use what they know about language and the world to interact with what they are reading. This helps them create meaning from the words on the page.

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Using texts constructively 2: intensive input-output work

This is the second of Michael Swan's articles for TeachingEnglish, in which he looks at the role of texts in the learning process.

reading a computer screen and a book
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Text in language classrooms: TALO, TAVI and TASP

One of the enormous benefits of the Internet has been the accessibility of loads and loads of English texts for teachers to use with their learners.

Interacting with texts - Directed activities related to texts (DARTs) - reading article
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Interacting with texts - Directed activities related to texts (DARTs)

Good readers use what they know about language and the world to interact with what they are reading. This helps them create meaning from the words on the page.

Form focus and recycling: getting grammar - reading article - guest writers
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Form focus and recycling: getting grammar

In my last article, Reading for Information: Motivating learners to read efficiently, I referred to four stages in a task-based reading lesson.

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Using texts constructively: what are texts for?

Text use may seem a dull topic after all the exciting matters that other guest writers have dealt with recently. 

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Theories of reading - reading article
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Theories of reading

This article is in two parts. The first part will look at some of the shifts and trends in theories relating to reading. The second part will examine tips and guidelines for implementing a theory of reading which will help to develop our learners' abilities.

Theories of reading 2 - reading article
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Theories of reading 2

This article is the second of two parts. The first part looked at some of the shifts and trends in theories relating to reading. This second part will examine tips and guidelines for implementing a theory of reading which will help to develop our learners' abilities.

Using news articles - reading article
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Using news articles

Topical news stories are a great source of teaching material. This article presents different ways to exploit news reports in the classroom and focuses on raising the level of involvement and participation that the students have in the lesson.

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Using texts constructively 2: intensive input-output work

This is the second of Michael Swan's articles for TeachingEnglish, in which he looks at the role of texts in the learning process.

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Using texts constructively: what are texts for?

Text use may seem a dull topic after all the exciting matters that other guest writers have dealt with recently. 

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