Teaching Reading Skills in a Foreign. Language (2nd edition). C. Nuttall. Heinemann pp. £ ISBN 0 9. Introducing Reading. F. Davies. for teachers ‘to be able to use broadcast language pro- grammes to their to train mechanical reading (and writing) skills, such Christine Nuttall. Pracucal. 20 May Nuttall, C. (). Teaching Reading Skills in a Foreign Language. Oxford → extensive reading (most effective way of improving vocabulary).

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Teaching Reading Skills in a Foreign Language

Mark Swinhoe rated it really liked it Jan 19, Return to Book Page. Also included are a current bibliography though [] without the divisions contained in the original editionsuggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter, a key for activities in the book, and an index an invaluable addition not included in the original edition.

It examines the skills required to read effectively and suggests classroom strategies for developing them. Nuttall states that we should not forget that reading for enjoyment is probably the most motivating reading tool.

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The reader is well supported in coming to grips with teaching reading. Sign in via your Institution Sign in. Evi Lanbuage rated it really liked it Jul 23, Language Regulation in English as a Lingua Franca: Her particular interests are reading in a foreign language, teaching academic writing skills, phonology, and the use of information technology in teaching and learning English.


This book is not an examination or application of the most current theories on whole language, interpretation and deconstructionism, nor does it treat teaching literature or literacy in any depth. Open Preview See a Problem? If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve.

Teaching Reading Skills in a Foreign Language

The section devoted to reading skills and strategies includes chapters on efficient reading, word attack skills, reading for plain sense, and understanding discourse. This is a good book.

The one concern that arises is the lack of attention given to World Englishes when considering finding teachimg texts, since World Englishes texts might cut down on the problem of background knowledge in some areas of the world. The language learning benefits of extensive reading. The book consists of three sections: Fida Chasanatun rated it it was amazing Jan 12, Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.

The book shows much updating and expansion, with a judicious selection exercised over what to keep. However, this detail will no doubt be helpful to practitioners adapting the instructional activities.

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Oct 14, Hanan Jelek rated it it was amazing. Sri Anggraini rated it it was amazing Sep 08, The approach to teaching reading is principled, well detailed and comprehensive. In addition, a great deal of information concerning where and how to get the graded readers, which are the backbone of this type of extended reading program, is provided either in the chapters or the appendixes.


Teachimg providing word attack skills, approaches to teaching longer texts, or suggestions for questioning, Nuttall seldom settles for one approach or type of exercise.

Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Restu Damai rated it liked it Feb 14, But what is involved in effective reading? Christine Nuttall, with chapter on testing reading by J.

Article PDF first page preview. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Muammar Hamidy rated it it was amazing Mar 30, The final and longest section, planning and teaching, includes a description of an extensive reading program, planning reading lessons, picking out texts, asking questions, other kinds of reading tasks, testing reading contributed by J.

To purchase short foregn access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Dec 21, Devie Yunita marked it as to-read. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.