background preloader

Skillswise - Reading

Skillswise - Reading

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/topic-group/reading

Related:  Academic Reading

Textbook Reading Strategies Before You Read Preview. Getting the big picture enhances retention of details. You learn best from general to specific. A teaching resource for adult ESL: NPS - Better choices, Better health Taking medicines can help improve your health. However, there are potential risks involved in using all medicines, including prescription, over-the-counter, traditional and herbal medicines. These risks can be higher for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities, particularly those with low English language proficiency and literacy levels. NPS MedicineWise works with the Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia (FECCA) and other organisations to create resources that provide information for CALD communities on the quality use of medicines.

Vocabulary Games, English Vocabulary Word Games BBC Skillswise - iWonder Guides for Quick Reads 2015 4 February 2015Last updated at 23:14 Quick Reads are short, easy-to-read stories by best-selling authors like Roddy Doyle and Jojo Moyes. They're great for getting back into the joy of reading. BBC Skillswise has teamed up with the Quick Reads charity to give you a taster of each of the six new Quick Read books for 2015. Click on the links below to listen to the authors talking about their stories and reading the first chapters in six new BBC iWonder guides. Reading Strategies Learning Outcomes Students will learn what factors hinder reading efficiency and intervention techniques to improveStudents will learn techniques to improve their reading speed and comprehensionStudent will learn to view reading as an active processStudent will learn to use his/her textbook as an essential toolStudent will understand different active learning methods and choose the best one to fit the course (e.g. SQ3R)

GUYS READ English Language Centre Study Zone: Welcome! About the Study Zone The Study Zone is for students of the English Language Centre (ELC) at the University of Victoria. ELC teachers create the English language lessons and practice exercises. The site is designed for our adult English language learners, but all are welcome to read the lessons and use the exercises. News and Feedback We occasionally post news on the Study Zone blog and we're happy to receive comments on the blog's Feedback Page.

KWL table A KWL table, or KWL chart, is a graphical organizer designed to help in learning. The letters KWL are an acronym, for what students, in the course of a lesson, already know, want to know, and ultimately learn. A KWL table is typically divided into three columns titled Know, Want and Learned. The table comes in various forms as some have modified it to include or exclude information. Read, listen & learn a littleEnglish Serious reading takes a hit from online scanning and skimming, researchers say Claire Handscombe has a commitment problem online. Like a lot of Web surfers, she clicks on links posted on social networks, reads a few sentences, looks for exciting words, and then grows restless, scampering off to the next page she probably won’t commit to. “I give it a few seconds — not even minutes — and then I’m moving again,” says Handscombe, a 35-year-old graduate student in creative writing at American University. But it’s not just online anymore. She finds herself behaving the same way with a novel. “It’s like your eyes are passing over the words but you’re not taking in what they say,” she confessed.

Critical thinking web We have over 100 online tutorials on different aspects of thinking skills. They are organized into modules listed below and in the menu above. Our tutorials are used by universities, community colleges, and high schools around the world.

Related: