Teaching Reading Skills in a Foreign Language

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Teaching Reading Skills describes how the texts we read are organized to communicate meanings. It examines what is involved in effective reading and suggests ways of helping students to develop into effective readers in a foreign language. It is especially useful for exam and EAP classes and also includes an invaluable chapter on testing reading skills written by Charles Alderson.

  • Suggests practical strategies to help students develop their reading competence.
  • Contains a wide range of practical ideas and activities with keys that can be used in the classroom.
  • Provides four sample lesson plants to show how various approaches can be combined in a single lesson.


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