An instruction video and website has been developed for the erasmus+ project 'lehrkompetenzentwicklung für extensiven leseunterricht. Extensive reading, free reading, book flood, or reading for pleasure is a way of language learning, including foreign language learning, through large amounts of. Extensive reading means to read widely, whereas intensive reading means to read carefully and intently, often with a sharper focus but of course one can read . Language teaching in countries which had implemented extensive reading into the theory behind extensive reading and research into effectiveness 15.
Extensive reading is most easily understood by contrasting it to intensive reading —the type of reading most often found in foreign language. Extensive reading (er) is an important aspect of any english as a foreign/ second students reading a lot of easy, enjoyable books (helgesen, 2005. The two most important of these styles are known as intensive reading and extensive reading if you learn to master the what, how, and why. Extensive reading (er) is a reading approach that aims to make covering large amounts of reading material enjoyable for language learners.
Extensive and intensive both refer to styles of learning a foreign language through reading where they differ is in their approach to reading. Extensive reading conjoined with writing activities as an effective component of english as a second/foreign language programs by jeong-eun han. Extensive reading is an approach to second-language acquisition english language learners read high-interest, accessible texts that enable them to gain. This paper explains the benefits of developing self-regulated readers through an extensive reading program, where students read many interesting books at an. Extensive reading (er) has several defining characteristics which make it different to most reading that happens in elt classrooms first, the texts that are used.
Extensive reading is a language learning method in which students do a great deal of reading in order to gain repeated exposure to new. This is a qualitative study comparing seven points of quantitative data in the areas of phonological awareness, phonics, concepts of print, vocabulary and word. Three experiments confirm the value of extensive reading in english as a foreign language (elf) in extensive reading, students do self-selected reading with.
Extensive reading involves learners reading texts for enjoyment and to develop general reading skills. Abstract: the present study aims to investigate the role of extensive reading in the acquisition of implicit phonological knowledge through extensive exposure to. Abstract claims that extensive reading could lead to significant improvements in learner's reading speeds date back thirty years, and the role of graded readers. The extensive reading association and mreader thank our supporters platinum sponsors gold sponsors silver sponsors click on a logo to access more.
The best way for students to learn to read and to come to love reading is – surprise, surprise – by reading in quantity unfortunately, many of today's students. This report explores the importance of including extensive reading (er) program in english as a second language (esl) or english as a foreign language (efl). Effects of extensive reading on students' writing ability in an efl class wilairat kirin akhon pathom rajabhat university, thailand theoretical rationale and. Extensive reading: what is it why bother julian bamford bunkyo university richard r day university of hawaii.
The four main types of reading techniques are the following: skimming scanning intensive extensive skimming skimming is sometimes. Recently, more and more learners, teachers, and administrators are beginning to understand the central role that extensive reading plays in the foreign. Extensive reading means reading a lot of easy books it's good for building up your reading speed (important for toeic), and developing your english mind. Reading is a great way to study english, and our readers offers the best selection of graded readers for all ages each pearson readers series is also carefully.