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16. Teaching reading vocabulary: during reading

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Last updated 26 October 2012 15:29 by NZTecAdmin



Take the opportunities to unpack words in texts that adults are reading, rather than getting learners to complete de-contextualised word activities.

This means that texts need to be carefully selected so that they provide such opportunities. In particular, look for texts that enable learners at this level to explore:

  • words with multiple meanings
  • word families
  • word associations


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