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…
Skimming and Scanning are two skills which are often talked about in TEFL when it comes to reading.
In fact, some teachers swear by them; every reading lesson (they maintain) should include practice with these skills because they feel their students will benefit enormously from knowing how to skim and scan effectively.
But what exactly are they? And do they do any good? Are those TEFL…
There are 4 basic Language Skills
This article introduces each of these skills and explains what they are. There are also links to more in-depth articles on each of the skills.
Grouping Skills Together
These can be grouped in different ways.
We can talk about the oral skills (listening and speaking) or the written skills (reading and…