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Learn how to teach reading

This is a basic formula for teaching reading. It's starts with getting them to look at the text and images. And then having them respond to questions about what they see on the page. To teach reading:

  • Select a reading page from your textbook.
  • Have your students look at the page, it's contents, pictures, etc.
  • Ask them questions like, "What do you see?, What's he doing?, What color is it?, Is it a boy?", etc.
  • Have your students raise their hands and answer.

Asking questions about what they see helps draw your ESL students into the story.