Have compresion of what you read.

  • Background knowledge about many topics
  • example: This book is about zoos – that's where lots of animals live.
  • Extensive oral and print vocabularies
  • example: Look at my trucks – I have a tractor, and a fire engine, and a bulldozer.
  • Understandings about how the English language works
  • example: We say she went home, not she goed home.
  • Understandings about how print works
  • example: reading goes from left to right
  • Knowledge of various kinds of texts
  • example: I bet they live happily ever after.
  • Various purposes for reading
  • example: I want to know what ladybugs eat.

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Old school printed books and e-books sales remain flat in the last five years, while Audiobook sales have shown an increase.

Such figures show that people are shifting towards audio formats of books.

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Opinion | Is Listening to a Book the Same Thing as Reading It?

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Reading Onscreen Vs On Printed Text

Most schools and colleges have gone completely digital with professors and teachers abandoning textbook assignments in favour of multimedia coursework and digital text.

However, studies show that reading several pages of text on printed paper is more effective than on the screen. Printed text reading improves the recall of minor details and also the understanding of the core content.

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Why do we remember more by reading in print vs. on a screen?

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The more you expose yourself to the new language, the sooner you will become familiar with its sounds and structures. Familiarity, in turn, will speed understanding.

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When Learning a Foreign Language

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