Skills

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Read an Article


want to become english speaker or write a great article, you have to practice your reading.reading is income progress,save in your mind.we recommend Four things improve English reading skills:


1. Good reading materials:  short, simple,realistic,intesting topics, a little higher than your level

Find authentic reading materials from various sources:

books, articles, newspaper,cartoon,other publications, Internet

See our lists of topics and articles for reading. 

Check out these websites for reading practice.

Many textbooks have good skill-building exercises.


2. Background information:  Know something about the topic beforehand.

Prepare your mind by thinking about the topic ahead of time.

Think about vocabulary you might need to understand the text.

Write down the new words from the passage and search the meaning.

Predict what language and information you might encounter in the reading.


3. Useful tips:  Read for general and specific information.

At first, skim (look quickly) over the article the main idea.

Ask yourself questions about what you are about to read.

Read the questions before you read the main content.

When you are focused, read a second time for specific details.

Know the specific words.such as years,reason,why,who and more.

Have a purpose or something to find out from your reading.

Try to answer the questions you have formulated.

Read a third time to review what you have learned. 

Think about or discuss what you have just read. 


4. Read the questions first:

This skill often use in english exam, when you answer the questions, you have to read the questions, and then read the article for three times,first time get the main idea,second time find the answer,third time check the answer.

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