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School Library Opening Hours:

 

8am-5pm on normal school days

 

8am-4:30pm on school special days

Teacher-librarian:

 

Miss Hui Kam Sim

 

Reading Carnival

Gallery

Our School Library

Treasure Hunt Game

Book Sharing

presented by Carina Chen

presented by Tiffany Lim

presented by Ruby Ng

World Book Day

Treasure Hunt 

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)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source:

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.

 

Positive attitude

  • 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.

 

Reading materials

  • 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.

 

Reading companions

  • 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.

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