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Treasure Hunt Game
presented by Carina Chen
presented by Tiffany Lim
presented by Ruby Ng
World Book Day
World Book Day is a yearly event on Apr 23, organized by the UNESCO, to promote reading, publishing and copyright.
The date is the anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, as well as that of the birth or death of several other prominent authors.
Importance of Reading
Nuttall’s virtuous circle (1996)
Nuttall, C. (1996) Teaching reading skills in a foreign language. Oxford: Heinemann.
Tips To be a Good English Reader
Why is English reading so important?
Reading English helps you understand other culture better.
English is an international language. Many classic stories are written in English.
Regular English reading will really improve your English.
A positive reading attitude is essential to sustain our interest in English.
Reading is fun, as enjoyable in English as Chinese.
Don’t worry if you don’t know a word or phrase. Try to understand the whole story.
Regular reading habit
To become a regular English reader, you should:
Find time to read every day, even if it’s only a few minutes.
Set targets you can reach.
Find a comfortable place to read. Sit back and relax.
Choose books that interest you and suitable for your English level.
Classic stories that you know are good for beginners.
Short English stories, fairy tales, newspapers, magazines, posters, leaflets are also good choices.
When you find any difficult words, try to guess the meaning.
Only use your dictionary when the meaning of the word affects your understanding of the story.
Your family, schoolmates, friends or neighbours are good reading partners. Read and discuss the stories with them.