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    Extensive Reading in the Second Language Classroom (Cambridge Language Education) (Paperback) By (author) Richard R. Day, By (author) Julian Bamford, Series edited by Jack C. Richards

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    DescriptionThis original and engaging book makes the case that extensive reading provides essential practice in learning to read. This original and engaging hardback edition makes the case that extensive reading - the reading of large quantities of easy material - provides essential practice in learning to read. Extensive reading also develops a positive attitude toward reading so often missed in second language reading classrooms. The authors provide a theoretical foundation for this approach by examining the cognitive and affective nature of reading. They also offer a wealth of practical suggestions for implementing extensive reading, including integrating it into the curriculum, establishing a library, selecting reading material, and record-keeping evaluation. It contains a wide variety of classroom activities to supplement individualized silent reading, and a valuable bibliography of the best books written for English language learners.


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    Title
    Extensive Reading in the Second Language Classroom
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard R. Day, By (author) Julian Bamford, Series edited by Jack C. Richards
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 408 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521568296
    ISBN 10: 0521568293
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27240
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ELT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S1.1T
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 428.4
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 23
    Ingram Subject Code: ED
    Libri: I-ED
    B&T General Subject: 340
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 05
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BISAC V2.8: LAN020000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029020
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FOR007000
    BIC subject category V2: EBA, ELXJ
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: P53.75 .D39 1998
    DC22: 418/.4/07, 418.407
    Thema V1.0: YPCA2, CJCR, CJA
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    4 line figures 1 halftone 9 tables
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    13 January 1998
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Review quote
    '... the meat of the book, detailed and practical advice on how to organise an extensive reading programme. A must for any teacher training library.' EL Gazette
    Table of contents
    Part I. THE DIMENSIONS OF EXTENSIVE READING 1 An Approach Less Taken: Extensive Reading Introduced; 2 A Cognitive View of Reading; 3 Affect: The Secret Garden of Reading; 4 The Power of Extensive Reading: Results from the Research; 5 Extensive Reading and the Second Language Curriculum Part II. MATERIALS FOR EXTENSIVE READING: ISSUES IN DEVELOPMENT 6 The Cult of Authenticity and The Myth of Simplification; 7 Language Learner Literature Part III. THE PRACTICE OF EXTENSIVE READING 8 Setting Up a Program: Curricular Decisions; 9 Materials: The Lure and The Ladder; 10 The Extensive Reading Library; 11 Student Orientation; 12 Building a Community of Readers; 13 The Reading Community in Action; 14 Program Evaluation; 15 Taking the Approach Less Traveled