Reading Comprehension is one of the basic lessons often given by TEFL teachers. It simply consists of presenting a class with a text, have them read and analyse it, then check for understanding. There may be a few follow up activities based on the subject.
This article looks at simple, solid methods of presenting this type of lesson.
The text you present to the class…
Concept Checking is a way to make sure your students have understood what you have been explaining. It’s about asking the right questions.
These two examples show why concept checking is necessary in your classroom:
You asked your students to read a passage in a book. Afterwards you ask them, “Did you all understand that?” The chances are that one or two students will say…