Teaching reading and writing is a nine-part series of videos and tasks to help you explore different ways of developing reading and writing skills with your students.

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Unit 4: Reading skills

The reason that we read affects how we read so for example if we are following instructions we will read differently than if we are reading to find out information.

Unit 5: Preparing to write

When faced with a challenging writing task, students often don’t know where to start, what to write and how to write it.

Unit 6: Process writing

When we write in ‘real life’, what kind of process do we follow? We usually need to think first, write a rough draft, review, amend ... and then produce a finished piece.  

Unit 7: Responding to writing

Giving feedback to your students is very important - feedback on what they’ve done well and guidance on how to get better.  

Unit 9: Task-based learning

Task-based activities present opportunities for learners to practise reading and writing skills in meaningful contexts that often mimic real-life tasks and situations.  

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