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Improve ESL Reading Comprehension with Journal Writing

Improve ESL Reading Comprehension with Journal Writing | Reading and ESOL | Scoop.it

Repetition is key to language learning as well as ESL reading comprehension; repeated reading of texts along with use of a reading journal increases a student's opportunities to succeed.


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Five Tips for Getting the ESL Student Talking

Five Tips for Getting the ESL Student Talking | Reading and ESOL | Scoop.it
I wanted to talk to someone. But who? It's moments like this, when you need someone the most, that your world seems smallest.
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15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension

15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension | Reading and ESOL | Scoop.it

"Reading comprehension is a matter of decoding, reading speed, and critical thinking about the text, all of which can improve with tiered practice.

So below, in an order of general complexity, are 15 apps for improved reading comprehension, ranging from word and sentence fluency, to recall, to critical thinking skills, to reading speed."


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Bmw's curator insight, September 2, 2013 1:09 PM

thanks John. plenty of ideas for reading.

Karine Thonnard's curator insight, September 5, 2013 7:58 AM

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Maria Persson's curator insight, September 5, 2013 6:13 PM

Always great to have more than one choice since there isn't one perfect app!

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Rewordify.com: Translate any passage into easier English - Free - great for ESL and all!

Rewordify.com: Translate any passage into easier English - Free - great for ESL and all! | Reading and ESOL | Scoop.it
Rewordify.com helps you understand more of what you read, faster. It translates hard English into easier English.

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Elisabeth Elting's curator insight, August 20, 2013 6:47 PM

This will be great for adapting passages for students and letting them use it themselves.