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Extensive Reading Why and How

Page history last edited by Marisa Constantinides 12 years, 7 months ago

Transcript of chat on 20th of July 2011 21.00 p.m. 

 

vickyloras

10:59

Getting ready for #ELTchat : )

ktenkely

11:00

RT @CliveSir: TEN! reformsymposium.com #RSCON3 #edchat #ELTchat #cpchat #elemchat

Fuertesun

11:01

@Marisa_C Evening  #ELTchat

Fuertesun

11:01

RT @Marisa_C: Good evening everyone and welcome to the #ELTchat - we are talking about Extensive Reading - on a hot summer evening in Athens - LET'sGO!

Marisa_C

11:01

Good evening everyone and welcome to the #ELTchat - we are talking about Extensive Reading - on a hot summer evening in Athens - LET'sGO!

Marisa_C

11:02

RT @sueleather: Hello, Marisa, all. Here's a good article by Alan Maley on why ER is good for our Ss & us. http://bit.ly/qw8IAP  #ELTchat

Fuertesun

11:02

@sueleather Thanks Sue #ELTchat

mcneilmahon

11:02

RT @Marisa_C: Good evening everyone and welcome to the #ELTchat - we are talking about Extensive Reading - cold winter avvo here in BsAs :)

Marisa_C

11:02

@sueleather Hello there Sue and thanks for posting a good read  #ELTchat

Marisa_C

11:02

It looks as if I am on my own moderating this chat.... aaaahhhh the pleasures of summer #ELTchat

sueleather

11:02

Hello, Marisa, all. Here's a good article by Alan Maley on why ER is good for our students- and for us. http://bit.ly/qw8IAP  #ELTchat

rliberni

11:03

RT @mcneilmahon: RT @Marisa_C: Good evening everyone and welcome to the #ELTchat - we are talking about Extensive Reading - cold winter avvo here in BsAs :)

rliberni

11:03

RT @Marisa_C: It looks as if I am on my own moderating this chat.... aaaahhhh the pleasures of summer I'm here!  #ELTchat

Marisa_C

11:03

@mcneilmahon @Fuertesun  Bon soir - let;s have a good chat  #ELTchat

Fuertesun

11:03

@mcneilmahon Hi, windy here in the Canary Islands #ELTchat

Marisa_C

11:04

So - I gather from the select gathering that you are all keen on introducing extensive reading to your Ss #ELTchat

Fuertesun

11:04

@mcneilmahon That's a good point... school overload #ELTchat

rliberni

11:04

@Marisa_C  Hi there not much summer here! Just had to put the heat on! :-( #eltchat

vickyloras

11:04

RT @sueleather: Hello, Marisa, all. Here's a good article by Alan Maley on why ER is good for our students- and for us. http://bit.ly/qw8IAP  #ELTchat

mcneilmahon

11:04

#ELTchat My teens always have too much to read from school in L1 to devote extensive time to reading in English - what to do?

hartle

11:05

Hi everyone #eltchat

lu_bodeman

11:05

RT@Marica_C So - I gather from the select gathering that you are all keen on introducing extensive reading to your Ss #ELTchat >> yep. :)

vickyloras

11:05

@Marisa_C If you need any help moderating M, I'll be more than happy to! #ELTchat

Fuertesun

11:05

@ICTmagic Extensive reading how to encourage it.. #ELTchat

Marisa_C

11:05

@ICTmagic Extensive reading - what why and how :-) welcome! #ELTchat

ICTmagic

11:05

@rliberni Hi. What's the topic? #ELTchat

lu_bodeman

11:05

RT @mcneilmahon: #ELTchat My teens always have too much to read from school in L1 to devote extensive time to reading in English - what to do?

Fuertesun

11:06

Internet obviously makes encouraging extensive reading much easier... back in the day more difficult.#eltchat

Marisa_C

11:06

Shall we define "extensive" what do you think? #ELTchat

rliberni

11:06

I love the new graphic novels - just done Frankenstein with a 14-year-old std #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:06

@vickyloras Hi Loraki mou - yes!!!! Come on board and help!  #ELTchat

Marisa_C

11:06

@Zwrzi good idea but is that extensive reading?  #ELTchat

vickyloras

11:07

RT @Marisa_C: RT @Fuertesun: Internet obviously makes encouraging extensive reading much easier... back in the day more difficult.#eltchat

sueleather

11:07

Are we talking about reading for pleasure? Is that one way we could start to define it? #eltchat

mcneilmahon

11:07

RT @Fuertesun: Internet obviously makes encouraging extensive reading much easier... #eltchat Very true - makes ER more achievables too

PrettyButWise

11:07

@mcneilmahon take 10m in the class for reading in English and ask one question to be answered #eltchat

hartle

11:07

RT @Fuertesun: Internet obviously makes encouraging extensive reading much easier... back in the day more difficult.#eltchat

lu_bodeman

11:07

RT @hartle: RT @rliberni: I love the new graphic novels - just done Frankenstein with a 14-year-old std #eltchat Where do you find them?

Marisa_C

11:07

RT @Fuertesun: Internet obviously makes encouraging extensive reading much easier... back in the day more difficult.#eltchat

NoraTouparlaki

11:07

RT @Fuertesun: Internet obviously makes encouraging extensive reading much easier... back in the day more difficult.#eltchat

vickyloras

11:07

@Marisa_C Aye aye! #ELTchat

hartle

11:07

RT @rliberni: I love the new graphic novels - just done Frankenstein with a 14-year-old std #eltchat Where do you find them?

NoraTouparlaki

11:08

RT @sueleather: Are we talking about reading for pleasure? Is that one way we could start to define it? #eltchat yes, need a definition

lu_bodeman

11:08

Or maybe longer texts in class? (how to approach?) #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:08

Size of text matters as well as purpose methinks #ELtchat

hartle

11:08

RT @sueleather: Are we talking about reading for pleasure? Is that one way we could start to define it? #eltchat Yes!! :-)

rliberni

11:08

@hartle they're published by Heinle I think there are 4 or 4 in the series so far all classics & with CDs #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:08

RT @sueleather: Are we talking about reading for pleasure? Is that one way we could start to define it? #eltchat > Yes, good start

Marisa_C

11:09

RT @profesortbaker: #eltchat A teacher who likes to read is a powerful way to encourage extensive reading> V  you gotta have the love 2

NoraTouparlaki

11:09

RT @hartle: Is it extenisive if they read a lot of aritcles regularly or ds it have to be a novel etc.? #eltchat I'd say both of they are ok

hartle

11:09

RT @DanielaArghir: extensive = individual? #ELTchat

DanielaArghir

11:09

extensive = individual? #ELTchat

theteacherjames

11:09

@sueleather I try to make sure all types of reading are pleasurable, so it's more defined than that. #eltchat

PrettyButWise

11:09

@Marisa_C no limits or certain topics must be read  read any thing #eltchat

hartle

11:09

Is it extenisive if they read a lot of aritcles regularly or ds it have to be a novel etc.? #eltchat

mcneilmahon

11:09

RT @PrettyButWise: @mcneilmahon take 10m in the class 4 reading in English #eltchat I use this idea, they choose what to bring + then share

profesortbaker

11:09

#eltchat A teacher who likes to read is a powerful way to encourage extensive reading

NoraTouparlaki

11:10

RT @Marisa_C: @NoraTouparlaki talking books mostly not articles or short texts  #eltchat not being exposed t… (cont) http://deck.ly/~bCzC8

hartle

11:10

RT @rliberni: I spent about 15-20 mins at the end of the lesson just reading  then we... (Kenneth Brannagh) #eltchat Sounds good

web20education

11:10

Official Google Blog: More wood behind fewer arrows to to wind down Google Labs #edtech20 #socialmedia #edchat #eltchat  http://t.co/dhoy2uo

mcneilmahon

11:10

#ELTchat Extensive is reading without stopping to get further understanding - like long gist reading.  Could be for pleasure or have a goal

rliberni

11:10

I spent about 15-20 mins at the end of the lesson just reading  then we watched the movie (Kenneth Brannagh) #eltchat

vickyloras

11:10

#ELTchat Sometimes they're doing ext reading even w/o realising,might b reading on topic we've done, just for fun& improve their lang skills

theteacherjames

11:10

@Marisa_C @sueleather Better to think of it as material which the sts have chosen for themselves. #eltchat

hartle

11:10

I want to do a Google Reader project with my class like old class library #eltchat

Notyetlanguage

11:10

Bonsoir de Zagreb, Croatie:) Do your students like extensive reading in their mother tongue? #eltCHAT

sueleather

11:10

RT @profesortbaker: #eltchat A teacher who likes to read is a powerful way to encourage ER. Agree! See Maley's article!#eltchat

Fuertesun

11:10

@hartle yes I think extensive doen't necess mean a book...just  regularly #eltchat

PrettyButWise

11:10

@mcneilmahon great #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:10

@NoraTouparlaki talking books mostly not articles or short texts  #eltchat

lu_bodeman

11:10

RT @theteacherjames: @sueleather I try to make sure all types of reading are pleasurable, so it's more defined than that. #eltchat >agreed!

lu_bodeman

11:11

RT @ICTmagic: In the past to much focus was put on students reading formal texts. Finding pleasure in reading is more important. #ELTchat

Marisa_C

11:11

RT @Oksan_ocakturk: The Characteristics of an Extensive Reading Approach http://bit.ly/pZaanq #eltchat >gd link thanks

vickyloras

11:11

RT @theteacherjames: @Marisa_C @sueleather Better to think of it as material which the sts have chosen for themselves. #eltchat

mcneilmahon

11:11

RT @hartle: I want to do a Google Reader project with my class like old class library #eltchat > worth looking in to, like the idea!

rliberni

11:11

RT @Oksan_ocakturk: The Characteristics of an Extensive Reading Approach http://t.co/9lRMmLg #eltchat

hartle

11:11

RT @sueleather: @theteacherjames But sometimes studnets read extensively things chosen by teacher. #eltchat particularly if there's an exam

rliberni

11:11

Here's a link to a review http://bit.ly/m82IPm #eltchat

ICTmagic

11:11

In the past to much focus was put on students reading formal texts. Finding pleasure in reading is more important. #ELTchat

Oksan_ocakturk

11:11

The Characteristics of an Extensive Reading Approach http://t.co/9lRMmLg #eltchat

luc_germain

11:11

RT @Marisa_C: RT @profesortbaker: #eltchat Parents who likes to read is a powerful way to encourage extensive reading too !

sueleather

11:11

@theteacherjames But sometimes studnets read extensively things chosen by teacher. #eltchat

rliberni

11:12

I also like using short stories  too if using the unabridged version - can finish it #eltchat

sueleather

11:12

@Fuertesun Not many extensive articles- maybe The New Yorker:) #eltchat

SterlingCooper1

11:12

RT @profesortbaker: #eltchat A teacher who likes to read is a powerful way to encourage extensive reading

hartle

11:12

RT @rliberni: Here's a link to a review http://bit.ly/m82IPm #eltchat gorgeous thnx

Marisa_C

11:12

@luc_germain true - most ss who don't like to read have no books at home or encouragement from parents #eltchat

Fuertesun

11:12

@Marisa_C Why don't u include texts, articles in extensive reading def??? #eltchat

PrettyButWise

11:12

RT @mcneilmahon: RT @Fuertesun: Internet obviously makes encouraging extensive reading much easier... #eltchat Very true - makes ER more achievables too

NoraTouparlaki

11:12

RT @Marisa_C: RT @Oksan_ocakturk: The Characteristics of an Extensive Reading Approach http://bit.ly/pZaanq #eltchat >gd link thanks

rliberni

11:12

RT @Marisa_C: RT @Oksan_ocakturk: The Characteristics of an Extensive Reading Approach http://bit.ly/pZaanq #eltchat >gd link thanks

vickyloras

11:13

RT @rliberni: I also like using short stories  too if using the unabridged version - can finish it #eltchat

lu_bodeman

11:13

RT @Marisa_C: @luc_germain true - most ss who don't like to read have no books at home or encouragement from parents #eltchat

profesortbaker

11:13

In Chile, Nobel prize winner Gabriela Mistral used to write stories and poems for her students #eltchat I have found it promotes ER

mcneilmahon

11:13

RT @theteacherjames Not sure this makes it extensive, but may be the key to getting them to do it regularly perhaps?  #ELTchat

rliberni

11:13

RT @vickyloras: I find they particularly enjoy ext reading,even if they have(been) set a tiny goal #ELTchat

lu_bodeman

11:13

RT @Marisa_C: RT @Oksan_ocakturk: The Characteristics of an Extensive Reading Approach http://bit.ly/pZaanq #eltchat  >> Excellent

theteacherjames

11:13

@hartle @sueleather Don't think that qualifies as extensive reading. If it's preset & prescribed then it will not be as successful. #eltchat

vickyloras

11:13

I find they particularly enjoy ext reading,even if they have(been) set a tiny goal #ELTchat

analuisalozano

11:13

RT @vbenevolofranca: @analuisalozano @vickyloras Hi Vicky, thanks for suggestion, already following Ana.  #ELTchat #esl #esol #efl #english

Fuertesun

11:14

@sueleather Why do texts have to be extensive? I'm lost isn't extensive more meaning outside of class and lot of diff genres? #eltchat

hartle

11:14

RT @rliberni: Does anybody give out booklists to students? #eltchat not booklists but recommended books yes

DanielaArghir

11:14

@rliberni "Reading materials are well within the linguistic competence of the students" - not (a little) above/beyond?? #ELTchat

Marisa_C

11:14

RT @theteacherjames: @mcneilmahon I think that is essential. It has to take place over a long period of time. #ELTchat > this is KEY

luc_germain

11:14

Large libraries well organised and attractive in schools wake the desire to read extensively up #eltchat

lu_bodeman

11:14

Some SS say they'd rather "read" it online, but books / story-telling still have their magic. #eltchat

theteacherjames

11:14

@mcneilmahon I think that is essential. It has to take place over a long period of time. #ELTchat

rliberni

11:14

Does anybody give out booklists to students? #eltchat

hartle

11:14

I think motivating thm to read + integration into class of the reading is key #eltchat

sueleather

11:14

@theteacherjames I agree it's often best if they choose, but I know of many prescrbed readings being very successful #eltchat

mkofab

11:15

RT @Notyetlanguage: Do your students like extensive reading in their mother tongue? #eltchat Good question - many don't .

LucianaPodschun

11:15

Mind if I enjoy now? #eltchat

Fuertesun

11:15

RT @theteacherjames: @sueleather Agree that preselected reading can be used v. successfully, but don't think this is extensive reading. Autonomy is key. #eltchat

hartle

11:15

RT @lu_bodeman: Teens aren't given opportunities to "enjoy"... #eltchat can't they read outside class?

vickyloras

11:15

@rliberni I do sometimes,especially lists of readers #ELTchat

Fuertesun

11:15

@Notyetlanguage Mmmm not many.. #eltchat

rliberni

11:15

RT @Notyetlanguage: Do your students like extensive reading in their mother tongue? An important question! #eltchat

PrettyButWise

11:15

i think asking Ss to answer certain Qs by the end of reading is important #eltchat

theteacherjames

11:15

@sueleather Agree that preselected reading can be used v. successfully, but don't think this is extensive reading. Autonomy is key. #eltchat

hartle

11:15

RT @DanielaArghir: @rliberni "Reading materials a.. - not (a little) above/beyond?? #ELTchat gd point shldn't  there be a bit of challenge?

lu_bodeman

11:15

Teens aren't given opportunities to "enjoy" reading. Books R assignments, but work in class is serious, boring, they say... #eltchat

rliberni

11:15

@DanielaArghir  I think this is why the graphic novels work - they are easy to read and interesting a good intro #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:15

We bring a book box to class and allow Ss to choose titles they find appealing #ELTchat

Notyetlanguage

11:15

Do your students like extensive reading in their mother tongue? #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:16

Extensive rading involves reading large chunks of text #ELTchat - not short texts for detailed comp

lu_bodeman

11:16

RT @rliberni: Does anybody give out booklists to students? #eltchat >> interesting question

mcneilmahon

11:16

RT @luc_germain true - most ss who don't like 2 read have no books at home or encouragement from parents #eltchat > true + common :(

sueleather

11:16

@theteacherjames You mean to say that if a teacher sets a book and the student reads it and enjoys it, it isn't extensive? #eltchat

allede

11:16

Stds don't really like reading or spending a lot of time doing sth, over here #eltchat

NoraTouparlaki

11:16

RT @vickyloras: @rliberni I do sometimes,especially lists of readers #ELTchat so do I , from early stages

lu_bodeman

11:16

I enjoy reading, and enjoying reading with my ss, but some still reject the idea. Work in progress. #eltchat

rliberni

11:16

@vickyloras I think this is a good idea as often stds don't really know where to start - or read what they've read in translation #eltchat

LucianaPodschun

11:16

RT @rliberni: RT @Notyetlanguage: Do your students like extensive reading in their mother tongue? An important question! #eltchat

PrettyButWise

11:16

@Marisa_C find it great idea ! #eltchat

vickyloras

11:16

RT @Marisa_C: We bring a book box to class and allow Ss to choose titles they find appealing #ELTchat

salukiboss

11:16

RT @WeAreTeachers: RT @yagatino & @missnoor28: Blogging in the Classroom http://bit.ly/nR84g1 by @Ilotimo #edtech #cpchat #edchat #eduswe #eltchat #elemchat

LucianaPodschun

11:17

@vickyloras Thanks a lot sweetie Vicky! #eltchat

sueleather

11:17

@theteacherjames Well, that's only one definition I think. But not the only one. #eltchat

lu_bodeman

11:17

@hartle They can, but either too much from school. Others say it's boring. #eltchat

rliberni

11:17

@mcneilmahon @luc_germain  but can't tchrs inspire stds to read? Despite what happens at home? #eltchat

Notyetlanguage

11:17

@Marisa_C we have a small library in our classroom and those who wish can borrow books:) #eltchat

vickyloras

11:17

@LucianaPodschun Go ahead Lu,you're always welcome!Topic is extensive reading #ELTchat

sueleather

11:17

@Fuertesun I think the Day & Bamford link helps. #eltchat

mcneilmahon

11:17

RT @allede: Stds don't really like reading or spending a lot of time doing sth, over here #eltchat my problem too

Janshs

11:17

@merry30 @LouLouK @jeffreykeefer hurrah for #phdchat ( I like #ukedchat #edchat #mathchat and #eltchat as well)

theteacherjames

11:18

RT @Oksan_ocakturk: The Characteristics of an Extensive Reading Approach http://bit.ly/pZaanq #eltchat - ESSENTIAL READING!

analuisalozano

11:18

@Marisa_C #hi to all! That is what I am doing with my Ss, who selected their most appealing one #ELTchat

luc_germain

11:18

The taste for reading must be initiated very young (3 - 4 yo) and perpetrated this means that teachers must love reading too ! #eltchat

vickyloras

11:18

@rliberni I think so too,some Ss cross off each one they read and sometimes read most or all of them! #ELTchat

LucianaPodschun

11:18

Reading... I think It's a matter of culture. #eltchat

NoraTouparlaki

11:18

RT @hartle: Project where everyone chooses three texts or blogs to follow and then presnts ideas to class, and swaps them maybe using Scoop.it #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:18

@rliberni I think teachers can inspire ss to read in class by using short excerpts as TEASERS #eltchat

hartle

11:18

Project where everyone chooses three texts or blogs to follow and then presnts ideas to class, and swaps them maybe using Scoop.it #eltchat

NoraTouparlaki

11:18

RT @allede: Stds don't really like reading or spending a lot of time doing sth, over here #eltchat don't worry… (cont) http://deck.ly/~GM2ja

allede

11:18

their time span is short and videos are usually more popular than books #eltchat

sueleather

11:19

@Fuertesun http://bit.ly/pZaanq  #eltchat

rliberni

11:19

RT @Marisa_C: So while encouraegement & love are important so is promoting the reading in class by creating a DESIRE to read on! #ELTchat

rliberni

11:19

@allede this is true but you can use the carrot of the video at the end - this often sparks debate on which is the best  #eltchat

vickyloras

11:19

@NoraTouparlaki @rliberni That's great,early on they get a good start Nora #ELTchat

Marisa_C

11:19

So while encouraegement & love are important so is promoting the reading in class by creating a DESIRE to read on! #ELTchat

luc_germain

11:19

Not sure all teachers like to read :-( #eltchat

mkofab

11:19

I'm afraid there are readers and non-readers, also among adults. Books at home and stimuli in class do not always help. #eltchat

lu_bodeman

11:19

@Zwrzi We meet or chat in English (FB / Twitter) outside of class.  That's as far as it goes... #eltchat

LucianaPodschun

11:20

If at home ss are accustomed of reading, they will try to read in a dif. language as well. #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:20

@vickyloras Word cllouds and paragraph clouds are great teasers  #ELTchat

cybraryman1

11:20

My Classroom Library sites: http://tinyurl.com/6e6q8bd #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:20

Here is another basic issues link from the BBC BC website  http://bit.ly/nLzlJ3 #ELTchat

vickyloras

11:20

RT @Marisa_C: So while encouragement & love are important so is promoting the reading in class by creating a DESIRE to read on! #ELTchat

Yohimar

11:20

Great idea RT @Marisa_C: We bring a book box to class and allow Ss to choose titles they find appealing #ELTchat

rliberni

11:20

@vickyloras You're right it can really inspire stds to get involved with reading which helps in other skills too #eltchat

mcneilmahon

11:20

@mkofab This is true - is it fair for us to give more attention to readers in class to try and force non-readers to take it up? #ELTchat

lu_bodeman

11:20

@Notyetlanguage  Aha! Gr8 question ... the answer, no. :-(  #eltchat

theteacherjames

11:20

@sueleather I define ext reading like this: http://t.co/9lRMmLg. See point 3 to understand where I'm coming from. #eltchat

Fuertesun

11:20

@sueleather I thought that too....extensive reading autonomous student driven outside class? #eltchat

sueleather

11:20

@luc_germain That is a big problem! #eltchat

vickyloras

11:20

@Marisa_C @rliberni I love the idea of teasers! #ELTchat

Marisa_C

11:21

RT @IreneAlcamo: Resources 4 ER #ESL Reading:http://www.eslreading.org/ #eltchat

allede

11:21

We also go to the school library where Ss select what to read next, then share how they feel about the reading #eltchat

Fuertesun

11:21

@sueleather thx #eltchat

IreneAlcamo

11:21

Resources 4 ER #ESL Reading:http://t.co/QsYuoK9 #eltchat

rliberni

11:21

RT @Marisa_C: Here is another basic issues link from the BBC BC website  http://bit.ly/nLzlJ3 #ELTchat

rliberni

11:21

RT @cybraryman1: My Classroom Library sites: http://tinyurl.com/6e6q8bd #eltchat

DanielaArghir

11:21

@rliberni @allede 'you can use the carrot of the video at the end - this often sparks debate on which is the best' I do that!! #eltchat

vickyloras

11:21

RT @rliberni: @vickyloras You're right it can really inspire stds to get involved with reading which helps in other skills too #eltchat

vickyloras

11:21

RT @Marisa_C: @vickyloras Word cllouds and paragraph clouds are great teasers  #ELTchat

rliberni

11:21

@mcneilmahon I think it is fair it's part of learning a language  #eltchat

yearinthelifeof

11:21

From my blog...: Five minute fixes: ELT Pics - This post aims to promote the marvelous ELT... http://tinyurl.com/3tfm4wg #ELTchat #ELTTurkey

NoraTouparlaki

11:22

RT @theteacherjames: @DanielaArghir According to ext reading proponents, difficulty should be a little below the st's level. Encourage the reading habit #ELTchat

Marisa_C

11:22

@MarianSteiner exactly  #eltchat

rliberni

11:22

RT @theteacherjames: @DanielaArghir According to ext reading proponents, difficulty should be a little below the st's level. Encourage the reading habit #ELTchat

Oksan_ocakturk

11:22

Students should be involved in choosing their extensive readers #eltchat

MarianSteiner

11:22

@Marisa_C @vickyloras Yes, it's mainly about raising expectations, setting up the mood, other than assessment #eltchat

hartle

11:22

A bk I like with Teasers for intensive or extensive reading is http://bit.ly/pdmxCS ths site says it's a free download but virus? #eltchat

lu_bodeman

11:22

RT @LucianaPodschun: Reading... I think It's a matter of culture. #eltchat >> very true!!

theteacherjames

11:22

@DanielaArghir According to ext reading proponents, difficulty should be a little below the st's level. Encourage the reading habit #ELTchat

rliberni

11:22

@DanielaArghir  me too & I can't wait for the video - but am often disappointed! #eltchat

NoraTouparlaki

11:22

RT @LucianaPodschun: If at home ss are accustomed of reading, they will try to read in a dif. language as well. #eltchat  definitely

sueleather

11:22

@theteacherjames I tend to agree- I'm just saying that that is only one definition. Many ER folk would say it includes set raeding.#eltchat

TeacherMona

11:22

RT @sandymillin: @TeacherMona Hi Mona. this post by @Marisa_C explains #ELTchat really well: http://bit.ly/estBXl It takes place Weds 12pm and 9pm BST

Marisa_C

11:23

@sueleather I am one of the folk who has used set texts  and teased Ss with all I got in class - the results were beyond expectatns #eltchat

theteacherjames

11:23

RT @Marisa_C: We bring a book box to class and allow Ss to choose titles they find appealing -> Perfect, exactly what the sts need. #ELTchat

rliberni

11:23

RT @PrettyButWise: we can divide the class into groups depending on their interests to encouraege extensive reading #eltchat

MarianSteiner

11:23

RT @PrettyButWise: we can divide the class into groups depending on their interests to encouraege extensive reading #eltchat

thecommonpeople

11:23

RT @ICTmagic: In the past to much focus was put on students reading formal texts. Finding pleasure in reading is more important. #ELTchat

rliberni

11:23

RT @MarianSteiner: @Marisa_C @vickyloras Yes, it's mainly about raising expectations, setting up the mood, other than assessment #eltchat

lu_bodeman

11:23

RT @vickyloras: @Marisa_C @rliberni I love the idea of teasers! #ELTchat >> nice idea.

mcneilmahon

11:23

@Oksan_ocakturk  Definitely - which is where the teacher can inspire SS to make choices and make good choices  #ELTchat

PrettyButWise

11:23

we can divide the class into groups depending on their interests to encouraege extensive reading #eltchat

rliberni

11:23

@theteacherjames yea, it shouldn't put them off  #eltchat

rliberni

11:24

@PrettyButWise  diff grps can read diff books and then do reviews written or video then ss  can choose bks from recommendations #eltchat

sueleather

11:24

@Marisa_C Yes, I think it depends on teh attitude of teh taecher. #eltchat

GilMattos

11:24

(couldn't agree more)β@LucianaPodschun: Reading... I think It's a matter of culture. #eltchatβ€

theteacherjames

11:24

RT @Marisa_C: We bring a book box to class and allow Ss to choose titles they find appealing -> Perfect, exactly what the sts need. #eltchat

Senicko

11:24

RT @lu_bodeman: Some SS say they'd rather "read" it online, but books / story-telling still have their magic. #eltchat

Senicko

11:24

RT @lu_bodeman: Teens aren't given opportunities to "enjoy" reading. Books R assignments, but work in class is serious, boring, they say... #eltchat

MarianSteiner

11:24

RT @Oksan_ocakturk: Students should be involved in choosing their extensive readers #eltchat

analuisalozano

11:24

@vickyloras Hi Vicky! I agree with you! All 4 skills can be improved by reading a book! #ELTchat

Marisa_C

11:24

RT @NoraTouparlaki: RT @Marisa_C: Time to vote for #ELTchat - proceed to the polls pls :-)  http://bit.ly/ndMR1s

Marisa_C

11:24

RT @gret: NNESTs and NESTs are both ok (unless you’re Bob Dylan) by @seburnt http://t.co/MORzEJQ #eltchat

TESOL_Assn

11:24

RT @JohnSegota: Best wishes to @Braztesol on hosting the 9th Southern Cone #TESOL conference today in #Curitiba! http://ow.ly/5H3qR #9SC #ELT #EFL #ELTchat

web2literacy

11:24

Can you help me? pls have a look at this new project and tell me what you think #eltchat http://t.co/TyeCqIq

aClilToClimb

11:24

New comment in @ShellTerrell 's interview. Have you posted yours? http://bit.ly/nxDey2 #PLN #edchat #ELTchat

LUZBEGO

11:24

RT @Marisa_C: RT @rliberni: Time to vote for #ELTchat - proceed to the polls pls :-)  http://bit.ly/ndMR1s

Marisa_C

11:25

RT @LucianaPodschun: @vickyloras I look at material I wrote yrs ago &see I was in the business of clouds b4 they were even invented #ELTchat

mcneilmahon

11:25

#ELTchat Web 2.0 tools such as blogs and forums about books make it easier to make ER more interactive for the students too

vickyloras

11:25

@allede Super Alessandra - visits to the library always spark interest and enthusiasm! #ELTchat

rliberni

11:25

RT @mcneilmahon: #ELTchat Perhaps taking away pressure + making it voluntary helps encourage ER whereas forcing a graded reader on a class can kill it

sueleather

11:25

If teh teacher is raelly enthusiastic about reading themselves, they can often get great results. #eltchat

theteacherjames

11:25

@sueleather Fair enough, this is the definition I'm familiar with & try to stick to. #eltchat

vickyloras

11:25

RT @allede: We also go to the school library where Ss select what to read next, then share how they feel about the reading #eltchat

LucianaPodschun

11:25

A good way to get ss involved in reading is 2 ask them to choose a topic they like most. Everyone will hav dif stories to tell. #eltchat

mcneilmahon

11:25

#ELTchat Perhaps taking away pressure + making it voluntary helps encourage ER whereas forcing a graded reader on a class can kill it

PrettyButWise

11:25

then we ask each group pop Qs and the winner is the group which answer more Qs #eltchat

PrettyButWise

11:26

@rliberni yea and we will achieve many objectives #eltchat

rliberni

11:26

RT @hartle: RT @hartle: #eltchat Another gd activity for creating interest is bk covers or personal favs. here's my clas… (cont) http://deck.ly/~cGGWe

sueleather

11:26

@theteacherjames Yes, and as I say, when possible it's great to let learners choose. In some contexts I work, it's not possible. #eltchat

Yohimar

11:26

What's the difference between Ext and intensive reading? Im not sure #EltChat

hartle

11:26

RT @hartle: #eltchat Another gd activity for creating interest is bk covers or personal favs. here's my clas… (cont) http://deck.ly/~cGGWe

rliberni

11:26

With kids you can have a reading time when everyone reads including teacher for a short time - quietly #eltchat

vickyloras

11:26

RT @Oksan_ocakturk: Students should be involved in choosing their extensive readers #eltchat

Fuertesun

11:26

RT @mcneilmahon: #ELTchat Perhaps taking away pressure + making it voluntary helps encourage ER whereas forcing a graded reader on a class can kill it

DanielaArghir

11:26

@hartle it's on englishtips.org too #ELTchat

lu_bodeman

11:26

RT @Oksan_ocakturk: Students should be involved in choosing their extensive readers #eltchat > Key point!!

vickyloras

11:26

RT @MarianSteiner: @Marisa_C @vickyloras Yes, it's mainly about raising expectations, setting up the mood, other than assessment #eltchat

Notyetlanguage

11:27

I reckon it helps if we explain to our students that their progress is much faster if they read extensively...#eltchat

vickyloras

11:27

RT @LucianaPodschun: A good way to get ss involved in reading is 2 ask them to choose a topic they like most. Everyone will hav dif stories to tell. #eltchat

rliberni

11:27

@PrettyButWise this is true it' all about linking skills and re-enforcing language and a bit of fun too! #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:27

In my far & distant youth I used to write activity mats for ER #ELTchat

luc_germain

11:27

Not sure either that all students understand really what they read - so how then give them the taste ? #eltchat

MarianSteiner

11:27

#ELTchat As opposed to letting Ss choose, we had great experiences w using 'Lord of the Flies' during one school term with 15-16 y.o. Ss

vickyloras

11:27

@analuisalozano Hi Ana Luisa!So true,reading opens up lots of windows to learning! #ELTchat Great to see you here!

Fuertesun

11:27

RT @rliberni: With kids you can have a reading time when everyone reads including teacher for a short time - quietly #eltchat

hartle

11:27

RT @DanielaArghir: @hartle it's on englishtips.org too #ELTchat I use it a lot really gd activities unusual & thought provoking

PrettyButWise

11:28

RT @rliberni: @PrettyButWise this is true it' all about linking skills and re-enforcing language and a bit of fun too! #eltchat

MarianSteiner

11:28

RT @theteacherjames: Shame to see many people saying their sts don't want to read..I honestly believe there is a book for everyone #ELTchat

vickyloras

11:28

RT @theteacherjames: Shame to see many people saying their sts don't want to read. I understand why, but I honestly believe there is a book for everyone #ELTchat

PrettyButWise

11:28

RT @rliberni: @PrettyButWise  diff grps can read diff books and then do reviews written or video then ss  can choose bks from recommendations #eltchat

ICTmagic

11:28

Can we teach enthusiasm? Perhaps not. We can certainly share it. During my quiet reading time with my Y5/6 I take my book & read. #ELTchat

luc_germain

11:28

RT @mauricefreedman: College Students Can Now Rent Textbooks Electronically From Amazon http://zah.cc/B0C #eltchat

theteacherjames

11:28

Shame to see many people saying their sts don't want to read. I understand why, but I honestly believe there is a book for everyone #ELTchat

theteacherjames

11:29

@Marisa_C Exactly! #ELTchat

rliberni

11:29

@CeciELT  showed us vids of her stds making films out of books they read & then having a competition with an Oscar night - gr8 fun #eltchat

LucianaPodschun

11:29

@GilMattos Gil, specially here in our country....children are not brought up in a environment  where parents read a lot #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:29

@theteacherjames there's a lot of things my ss don't want to do when they join class bt not much of that left by the time they go #ELTchat

Fuertesun

11:29

@Yohimar I think Intensive reading is about comprehensive questions and stuff extensive is more for fun??? not sure anyone else? #EltChat

PrettyButWise

11:29

RT @mcneilmahon: RT @PrettyButWise: @mcneilmahon take 10m in the class 4 reading in English #eltchat I use this idea, they choose what to bring + then share

sueleather

11:29

I made some short videos about activities you can use with original readers. Sorry about the plug.  http://bit.ly/nEkklh   #eltchat

DanielaArghir

11:29

@hartle now I have it too, THANKS #ELTchat

allede

11:29

@ICTmagic I love that idea! #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:30

@rliberni he he - i don't actually  :-)  #eltchat

sueleather

11:30

@Marisa_C   Yes!  Probably because you impart your enthusiasm:)  #eltchat

hartle

11:30

RT @DanielaArghir: @hartle now I have it too, THANKS #ELTchat :-)

theteacherjames

11:30

@NoraTouparlaki Yes, I think the teachers attitude is key to this. It can be set up in the right way. #ELTchat

rliberni

11:30

@Marisa_C  here too - we must wield big sticks! :-) #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:30

@rliberni that sounds like a highly motivating idea - great! #eltchat

hartle

11:30

RT @Notyetlanguage: I reckon it helps .....#eltchat yes that works. OUP video on thishttp://bit.ly/datT6H biased but convinced my students

LucianaPodschun

11:30

RT @rliberni: With kids you can have a reading time when everyone reads including teacher for a short time - quietly #eltchat

lu_bodeman

11:30

RT @Marisa_C: @vickyloras Word cllouds and paragraph clouds are great teasers  #ELTchat >> Thx Vicky. Gr8 idea!  Will try that. :)

rliberni

11:30

RT @Marisa_C: @theteacherjames there's a lot of things my ss don't want to do when they join class bt not much of that left by the time they go #ELTchat

brad5patterson

11:30

Five minute fixes: This post aims to promote the marvelous #ELTpics http://ow.ly/5INGO via @yearinthelifeof  #ELTTurkey #eltchat

NavitarDiaries

11:30

RT @Marisa_C: #ELTchat poll closes in about 3 hours - please vote for your favourite topics http://bit.ly/nPQE5I

marcusmurilo

11:30

RT @hoprea: New blog post: The five stages of PD for teachers http://wp.me/pC2OH-84 #eltchat #breltchat http://wp.me/pC2OH-84

elacanienta

11:31

Very comprehensive list. RT @cybraryman1

LucianaPodschun

11:31

@rliberni @CeciELT This is fabulous! #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:31

@sueleather perhaps - but i make a point of incl fun and mystery too  #eltchat

theteacherjames

11:31

RT @MarianSteiner: @Marisa_C @vickyloras Yes, it's mainly about raising expectations, setting up the mood, other than assessment #eltchat

theteacherjames

11:31

RT @Marisa_C: there's a lot of things my ss don't want to do when they join class bt not much of that left by the time they go #ELTchat

vickyloras

11:32

RT @rliberni: @CeciELT  showed us vids of her stds making films out of books they read & then having a competition with an Oscar night - gr8 fun #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:32

Some ideas perhaps? Practical classroom activitiies like the movie making thing? #ELTchat What other goodies can we share?

vickyloras

11:32

RT @ICTmagic: Can we teach enthusiasm? Perhaps not. We can certainly share it. During my quiet reading time with my Y5/6 I take my book & read. #ELTchat

sueleather

11:32

RT @theteacherjames: Shame to see many people saying their sts don't want to read. I understand why, but I honestly believe there is a book for everyone #ELTchat

rliberni

11:32

RT @vickyloras: Lost Summers:Few Books&Few Opportunities to Read: http://t.co/L55r8YU via @readingrockets #eltchat Ext reading ideas for low income fams

theteacherjames

11:32

RT @sueleather: If teh teacher is raelly enthusiastic about reading themselves, they can often get great results. #eltchat

vickyloras

11:32

Lost Summers:Few Books&Few Opportunities to Read: http://t.co/L55r8YU via @readingrockets #eltchat Ext reading ideas for low income fams

lu_bodeman

11:32

@luc_germain Through class discussions, twitter chats, wikis, for ex? :-)  #eltchat

PrettyButWise

11:32

@luc_germain ask Qs in diff levels so that they will answer all Qs if they really understaning what they r readin #eltchat

rliberni

11:32

RT @Marisa_C: @sueleather perhaps - but i make a point of incl fun and mystery too Ditto & they change their minds about this stuff #eltchat

rliberni

11:33

RT @MarianSteiner: #ELTchat Reading a book on one's own has its own magic. Sharing that magic w others makes it even bigger - enthusiasm is highly infectious

Fuertesun

11:33

RT @ICTmagic: Can we teach enthusiasm? Perhaps not. We can certainly share it. During my quiet reading time with my Y5/6 I take my book & read. #ELTchat

rliberni

11:33

@Marisa_C  writing reviews and recommendations to interest other students needn't be onerous could be a video, podcast #eltchat

lu_bodeman

11:33

@theteacherjames Hope so. I'm still on that quest. Won't give up easily. #eltchat

vickyloras

11:33

@lu_bodeman @marisa_c Hi Lu!Marisa's idea I shall also pinch! ; ) #ELTchat

MarianSteiner

11:33

#ELTchat Reading a book on one's own has its own magic. Sharing that magic w others makes it even bigger - enthusiasm is highly infectious

Marisa_C

11:33

@luc_germain that's a nice one - i like it  #eltchat

luc_germain

11:33

Made an exercise asking students 2invent their favorite book cover (real or invented title) to understand where their focus was at #eltchat

Oksan_ocakturk

11:33

We should teach our students how to write book reviews or how to keep a diary while reading #eltchat

antoniaclare

11:33

RT @naomi_moir: Interesting article. Evidence that what & how we teach/learn is changing: http://bbc.in/p2qZqj #elt #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:34

@NoraTouparlaki Dramatization of scenes of books or stories they have read is great  #ELTchat

analuisalozano

11:34

#ELTchat @vickyloras @LucianaPodschun ...that is what I am currently doing with my students ..well this is a small group so it is

Fuertesun

11:34

RT @MarianSteiner: #ELTchat Reading a book on one's own has its own magic. Sharing that magic w others makes it even bigger - enthusiasm is highly infectious

rliberni

11:34

RT @theteacherjames: @Yohimar This helps: http://bit.ly/mUAN6o Difference between ext & int reading. #EltChat

rliberni

11:34

RT @mcneilmahon: #ELTchat Anything promoting interaction with the reader and communicating about the book w/ others - critical thinking questions help here

theteacherjames

11:34

@Yohimar This helps: http://bit.ly/mUAN6o Difference between ext & int reading. #EltChat

wclodfelter

11:34

@theteacherjames I agree. A little excitement and encouragement from the teacher goes a long way with this! #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:34

@rliberni Soooo right! Now it's so easy to speak one's review into a voxopop thread or record a podcast  #eltchat

NoraTouparlaki

11:34

@Marisa_C  some of my classes, have set up performances based on reading books they've chosen, it really works with YL #ELTchat

mcneilmahon

11:34

#ELTchat Anything promoting interaction with the reader and communicating about the book w/ others - critical thinking questions help here

vickyloras

11:34

RT @Marisa_C: Some ideas perhaps? Practical classroom activitiies like the movie making thing? #ELTchat What other goodies can we share?

lu_bodeman

11:34

@vickyloras Hey Vicky!! Good to "see" you here. #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:35

Extensive reading can also lead to extensive writing - has anyone got their class to write a class serial? #ELTchat - that's reading for all

DanielaArghir

11:35

@rliberni @Marisa_C 'writing reviews & recommendations 2 interest other students [...] could B a video' - a book trailer maybe? #ELTchat

vickyloras

11:35

RT @Marisa_C: @NoraTouparlaki Dramatization of scenes of books or stories they have read is great  #ELTchat

rliberni

11:35

RT @Marisa_C: @NoraTouparlaki Dramatization of scenes of books or stories they have read is great  #ELTchat

vickyloras

11:35

@Marisa_C If we are lucky,Skyping with writers has become very popular!Fires up the love for reading : ) #ELTchat

LucianaPodschun

11:35

@analuisalozano @vickyloras Congratulations Ana! #eltchat

rliberni

11:35

@CeciELT thanks Ceci & for the link :-)  http://youtu.be/EO6s3-TOUcg #eltchat

Fuertesun

11:35

RT @theteacherjames: @Yohimar This helps: http://bit.ly/mUAN6o Difference between ext & int reading. #EltChat

lu_bodeman

11:35

@NoraTouparlaki Agreed! They tell me awful stories abt how it is worked on at school. Not good, I'm afraid. #eltchat

lindayollis

11:35

RT @ICTmagic: Can we teach enthusiasm? Perhaps not. We can certainly share it. During my quiet reading time with my Y5/6 I take my book & read. #ELTchat

mkofab

11:35

RT @wclodfelter: @theteacherjames I agree. A little excitement and encouragement from the teacher goes a long way with this! #eltchat > True

erikaosvath

11:35

RT @antoniaclare: RT @naomi_moir: Interesting article. Evidence that what & how we teach/learn is changing: http://bbc.in/p2qZqj #elt #eltchat

hartle

11:36

RT @Oksan_ocakturk:  teach students how to write book reviews or how to keep a diary while reading #eltchat gd for reintegration in class

rliberni

11:36

RT @ICTmagic: Reading for pleasure is all about mood, comfort & surroundings. Think about how & where you like to read. Not at a desk, I'm sure. #ELTchat

theteacherjames

11:36

@Senicko I don't know, I don't think books are that old fashioned yet, & they can read on their smartphone if they like!  #ELTchat

vickyloras

11:36

@analuisalozano @lucianapodschun Super Ana! #ELTchat

missnoor28

11:36

RT @MarianSteiner: #ELTchat Reading a book on one's own has its own magic. Sharing that magic w others makes it even bigger - enthusiasm is highly infectious

rliberni

11:36

RT @Marisa_C: Extensive reading can also lead to extensive writing - has anyone got their class to write a class serial? #ELTchat - that's reading for all

ICTmagic

11:36

Reading for pleasure is all about mood, comfort & surroundings. Think about how & where you like to read. Not at a desk, I'm sure. #ELTchat

PrettyButWise

11:36

RT @ICTmagic: Can we teach enthusiasm? Perhaps not. We can certainly share it. During my quiet reading time with my Y5/6 I take my book & read. #ELTchat

lu_bodeman

11:36

@sueleather Thanks!! Will check it out soon. #eltchat

Fuertesun

11:36

RT @Marisa_C: @NoraTouparlaki Dramatization of scenes of books or stories they have read is great  #ELTchat

NoraTouparlaki

11:36

@lu_bodeman again we have to act as supervisors - in this case as directors:) #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:36

@DanielaArghir perfect! #ELTchat

rliberni

11:36

RT @vickyloras: @Marisa_C If we are lucky,Skyping with writers has become very popular!Fires up the love for reading : ) #ELTchat

missnoor28

11:36

RT @ICTmagic: Can we teach enthusiasm? Perhaps not. We can certainly share it. During my quiet reading time with my Y5/6 I take my book & read. #ELTchat

luc_germain

11:36

Isn't forcing all students to read the same title counterproductive? And this is often done ! #eltchat

rliberni

11:37

RT @Marisa_C: @sueleather One of my trainees read a book and she didi a PK on it  #eltchat

lidia_g14

11:37

@Yohimar Intensive reading studies the text from a linguistic perspective. In ext the focus is to promote reading for pleasure #EltChat

Marisa_C

11:37

@vickyloras Excellent!  #ELTchat

rliberni

11:37

RT @vickyloras: @Marisa_C We've made books where they all write a page #ELTchat

sueleather

11:37

Some of my most influential reading was done at a desk in primary school.Never say never. #eltchat

theteacherjames

11:37

@wclodfelter I think it's crucial. The importance of leading from the front can't be underestimated as a motivator. #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:37

@sueleather One of my trainees read a book and she didi a PK on it  #eltchat

vickyloras

11:37

@Marisa_C We've made books where they all write a page #ELTchat

rliberni

11:37

RT @Marisa_C: I often used to do a front page from a book or short story - instead of boring summaries #eltchat

rliberni

11:37

@ICTmagic  uyea go to a cafe or set up a reading corner whatever works with your learners, make it important #eltchat

Yohimar

11:37

Thanks ;)  @theteacherjames: @Yohimar This helps: http://bit.ly/mUAN6o Difference between ext & int reading. #EltChat

Marisa_C

11:37

I often used to do a front page from a book or short story - instead of boring summaries #eltchat

sueleather

11:37

Once students have read 'their' book' they do a presentation for class 'Why you should read this book!'   http://bit.ly/nEkklh) #eltchat

hartle

11:37

RT @MarianSteiner: #ELTchat Reading a book on one's own has its own magic. Sharing that magic w others makes it even bigger - enthusiasm is highly infectious

Senicko

11:37

@theteacherjames #eltchat difficult, they have all their electronic distractions to keep them busy. A book for them is just so antiquated.

analuisalozano

11:37

RT @MarianSteiner: #ELTchat '... Sharing that magic w others makes it even bigger - enthusiasm is ...'Yes, nothing better than to share w/o

little_miss_glo

11:37

Vote on this week's topic for #ELTchat here http://bit.ly/ndMR1s

Oksan_ocakturk

11:38

RT @sueleather: Once students have read 'their' book' they do a presentation for class 'Why you should read this book!'   http://bit.ly/nEkklh) #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:38

Job interviews with characters applying for different jobs are also fun #ELTchat matched or mismatched

DanielaArghir

11:38

@Marisa_C 'a front page from a book or short story - instead of boring summaries' or the book cover #eltchat

NoraTouparlaki

11:38

RT @vickyloras: @Marisa_C We've made books where they all write a page #ELTchat what an idea!

rliberni

11:38

RT @Notyetlanguage: Here you can find audio clips for all 6 levels of Cambridge readers http://t.co/x7nBJm0 abut using them as teasers?  #eltchat

sueleather

11:38

RT @Marisa_C: @sueleather One of my trainees read a book and she didi a PK on it  #eltchat

rliberni

11:38

@Marisa_C  PKs would be fab you could make areal party of it :-) #eltchat

Notyetlanguage

11:38

Here you can find audio clips for all 6 levels of Cambridge readers http://t.co/x7nBJm0 abut using them as teasers?  #eltchat

MissLadyCaz

11:38

@rliberni @Marisa_C or presenting to other classes in the school? #ELTchat

Fuertesun

11:38

RT @ICTmagic: Reading for pleasure is all about mood, comfort & surroundings. Think about how & where you like to read. Not at a desk, I'm sure. #ELTchat

Marisa_C

11:38

@sueleather I love this aphorism  #eltchat

theteacherjames

11:38

@lu_bodeman Good luck, and stick with it! #eltchat

lu_bodeman

11:38

RT @rliberni: @CeciELT  showed us vids of her stds making films out of books they read ... there's another one I'll try out.  Yey! #eltchat

mbrayford

11:38

RT @ICTmagic: Can we teach enthusiasm? Perhaps not. We can certainly share it. During my quiet reading time with my Y5/6 I take my book & read. #ELTchat

mcneilmahon

11:38

@ICTmagic  You have a point there.  Teachers can help SS plan when they are going to read - have a contract perhaps? All read same #ELTchat

hartle

11:38

RT @rliberni: @CeciELT  showed us vids of her stds making films out of books they read & then having a competition with an Oscar night - gr8 fun #eltchat

vickyloras

11:38

RT @DaveDodgson New blog post: Heavy metal, hard rock & #ELT http://bit.ly/qCEJoR #ELTchat ///Rock on,David!

hartle

11:39

RT @mcneilmahon: RT @sueleather One of my trainees read a book and she did a PK on it  #eltchat > lovely idea - Pecha Kucha class on your read books - cheers

analuisalozano

11:39

@lucianapodschun @vickyloras They have already ended reading their books -before, while and reading activities included! #eltchat

rliberni

11:39

RT @Marisa_C: Job interviews with characters applying for different jobs are also fun #ELTchat matched or mismatched

vickyloras

11:39

RT @Marisa_C: Job interviews with characters applying for different jobs are also fun #ELTchat matched or mismatched

hartle

11:39

RT @Notyetlanguage: Cambridge readers http://bit.ly/pZfiRAhow abut using them as teasers?  #eltchat link not working .-(

PrettyButWise

11:39

@sueleather yeah they will be proud to talk about it agree #eltchat

rliberni

11:39

Some really great ideas coming out here! #eltchat

mcneilmahon

11:39

RT @sueleather One of my trainees read a book and she did a PK on it  #eltchat > lovely idea - Pecha Kucha class on your read books - cheers

sueleather

11:39

RT @Notyetlanguage: Here you can find audio clips for all 6 levels of Cambridge readers http://t.co/x7nBJm0 abut using them as teasers?  #eltchat

PrettyButWise

11:40

@rliberni wooooow i think Ss will luv it #eltchat

ICTmagic

11:40

@rliberni We have a great school field, perfect for reading. Some prefer beanbags in library. Fine - They choose their spot. #ELTchat

rliberni

11:40

RT @theteacherjames: RT @sueleather: I made some short videos about activities you can use with original readers. http://bit.ly/nEkklh #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:40

If Ss have chosen a book they like, ask them to choose a short piece that impressed them and present it to class #ELTchat

lu_bodeman

11:40

RT @Senicko: @theteacherjames #eltchat difficult, they have all their electronic distractions to keep them busy. A book for them is just so antiquated.

theteacherjames

11:40

RT @sueleather: I made some short videos about activities you can use with original readers. http://bit.ly/nEkklh #eltchat

LucianaPodschun

11:40

@vickyloras @Marisa_C Vicky... this great! Everybody enjoys, I guess! #eltchat

rliberni

11:40

Changing story endings or plot lines might be fun #eltchat

NoraTouparlaki

11:40

@hartle also checked the link, not working:( #eltchat

esra_simsek_

11:40

#ELTchat to be a fly on the wall-enjoyable. helps ss think critically and empathically

Notyetlanguage

11:41

@hartle is it ok now? http://t.co/JNHLX5W #eltchat

hartle

11:41

RT @vickyloras: We sometimes choose a character each &write small biographies,or make puppets of them if they're YLs+act out roles from the book #ELTchat

rliberni

11:41

RT @Marisa_C: @rliberni changing era is also great  yes, very creative #eltchat

PrettyButWise

11:41

RT @Marisa_C: If Ss have chosen a book they like, ask them to choose a short piece that impressed them and present it to class #ELTchat

vickyloras

11:41

RT @esra_simsek_: #ELTchat to be a fly on the wall-enjoyable. helps ss think critically and empathically

murriza

11:41

Skills transfer from ss' native tongue. Also their preferences. Avid readers we'll do the same in both native and 2nd lang. #eltchat

sueleather

11:41

'Choose and tell'- choose a book from teh class library and say what made you choose it. #eltchat

vickyloras

11:41

We sometimes choose a character each &write small biographies,or make puppets of them if they're YLs+act out roles from the book #ELTchat

rliberni

11:41

@ICTmagic  absolutely - be comfortable #eltchat

hartle

11:41

Balloon debates are gd follow up activities #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:41

@rliberni changing era is also great  #eltchat

MarianSteiner

11:41

RT @Marisa_C: If Ss have chosen a book they like, ask them to choose a short piece that impressed them and present it to class #ELTchat

Marisa_C

11:42

@sueleather Guess the scene - agreat idea  #eltchat

tarabenwell

11:42

@rliberni What about putting yourself in the text? Add a character. #ELTChat

theteacherjames

11:42

RT @MarianSteiner: #ELTchat Reading a book has its own magic. Sharing that magic w others makes it even bigger - enthusiasm is infectious

sueleather

11:42

Groups choose and scene from teh book tehy're reading, and act it out for the class. Others guess which scene it was. #eltchat

rliberni

11:42

RT @Marisa_C: Add yourself to the plot another idea #ELTchat

hartle

11:42

RT @Notyetlanguage: @hartle is it ok now? http://bit.ly/omnXBo #eltchat yes :-)

rliberni

11:42

RT @Notyetlanguage: @hartle is it ok now? http://t.co/JNHLX5W #eltchat

vickyloras

11:42

@esra_simsek_ Welcome to Twitter and #ELTchat, Esra!

Marisa_C

11:42

Add yourself to the plot another idea #ELTchat

rliberni

11:42

RT @murriza: Skills transfer from ss' native tongue. Also their preferences. Avid readers we'll do the same in both native and 2nd lang. #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:43

@mcneilmahon Not necessarily but they do suggest prescribed text - unless Ss choose what and how to report  #ELTchat

murriza

11:43

Get your ss to read more by engaging them. Find interests, what's popular, let them predict, share and change the plot. #eltchat

rliberni

11:43

RT @mcneilmahon: #ELTchat Be careful that a lot of these ideas don't make the SS do too much with the text and turn extensive into intensive reading :)

Fuertesun

11:43

@mcneilmahon YES  #ELTchat

NoraTouparlaki

11:43

RT @tarabenwell: @rliberni What about putting yourself in the text? Add a character. #ELTChat yes, that would be a motive!

vickyloras

11:43

RT @Marisa_C  Add yourself to the plot another idea #ELTchatβ ////Woooo love this!

lu_bodeman

11:43

@theteacherjames Thanx!! Will certainly do. #eltchat

mcneilmahon

11:43

#ELTchat Be careful that a lot of these ideas don't make the SS do too much with the text and turn extensive into intensive reading :)

Marisa_C

11:43

@tarabenwell @rliberni  #ELTChatOr add a character from another book or story  #eltchat

rliberni

11:43

@tarabenwell  yes great idea Marisa suggested also not tried this myself #eltchat

PrettyButWise

11:43

RT @tarabenwell: @rliberni What about putting yourself in the text? Add a character. #ELTChat

luc_germain

11:44

RT @Marisa_C: I often used 2 do a front page frm a book or short story instead of... #eltchat[Ask2write the 4th p.of the cover as an editor]

rliberni

11:44

@mcneilmahon true but I think many would be follow ups or spin-off activities after reading #eltchat

sueleather

11:44

Read students the first chapter and ask them to guess what will happen next . Makes reading one book more interesting!  #eltchat

Fuertesun

11:44

RT @mcneilmahon: #ELTchat Be careful that a lot of these ideas don't make SS do too much with the text and turn extensive into intensive -

hartle

11:45

RT @vickyloras: #ELTchat is whoop whoopin' tonight! certainly is... hard to keep up as ever !

ICTmagic

11:45

@stuayres It's getting them away from a book and back into class that's the problem! #ELTchat

rliberni

11:45

RT @vickyloras: #ELTchat is whoop whoopin' tonight!

mcneilmahon

11:45

#ELTchat @rliberni @Marisa_C completely agree, but we don't want to tip the balance :)

hartle

11:45

RT @Fuertesun: RT @mcneilmahon: #ELTchat Be careful  - agreed, I think has to be pre reading and then post reading stuff.

sueleather

11:45

DEAR- Drop Everything And Read.  Some quite time for reading their books.  #eltchat

PrettyButWise

11:45

@mcneilmahon and it might be considered as conversation , right ? #eltchat

vickyloras

11:45

#ELTchat is whoop whoopin' tonight!

ICTmagic

11:45

@stuayres Luckily, I don't teach the toddlers. I can see both group through the window... not that I need to. Usually happy reading #ELTchat

Fuertesun

11:45

@mcneilmahon I like to leave extensive out of the class ......not sure about all of this....must think some more #ELTchat

KayOutThere

11:45

Second Language Learning - Evidence from a Polyglot Savant #esl #tefl #efl #esol #elearning #tesol #eltchat #iatefl http://bit.ly/m0XP91

EnglishOutThere

11:45

Second Language Learning - Evidence from a Polyglot Savant #esl #tefl #efl #esol #elearning #tesol #eltchat #iatefl http://bit.ly/m0XP91

vickyloras

11:46

RT @MarianSteiner: #ELTchat used writing a "diary entry" from the point of view of 1 of the characters in the book.. 'What a day has it been..'

rliberni

11:46

RT @theteacherjames: Sts predict the story before reading from the front and back covers.  Good skill for choosing too! #ELTchat

mcneilmahon

11:46

@PrettyButWise  but great to have conversations in class about extensive reading (either in or out of class) #ELTchat

analuisalozano

11:46

RT @vickyloras: #ELTchat is whoop whoopin' tonight!

vickyloras

11:46

RT @sueleather: Read students the first chapter and ask them to guess what will happen next . Makes reading one book more interesting!  #eltchat

hartle

11:46

RT @Marisa_C: The relationship between intensive and extensive is the IR should function as a TEASER, to create desire to read rest outside class #ELTchat

lu_bodeman

11:46

RT @vickyloras: #ELTchat is whoop whoopin' tonight! >> agreed!! Trying 2 keep up w/the gr8 ideas. Must read summary. #eltchat

theteacherjames

11:46

Sts predict the story before reading from the front and back covers.  #ELTchat

rliberni

11:46

RT @Marisa_C: The relationship between intensive and extensive is the IR should function as a TEASER, to create desire to read rest outside class #ELTchat

NoraTouparlaki

11:46

@Fuertesun agree, we have to make them keep on reading out of class, I think in class there are lots of ways to promote it #ELTchat

rliberni

11:46

RT @MarianSteiner: #ELTchat used writing a "diary entry" from the point of view of 1 of the characters in the book.. 'What a day has it been..'

Marisa_C

11:46

The relationship between intensive and extensive is the IR should function as a TEASER, to create desire to read rest outside class #ELTchat

rliberni

11:46

@mcneilmahon agreed it needs ultimately to be autonomous #eltchat

analuisalozano

11:46

RT @sueleather: '... ask them to guess what will happen next . Makes reading one book more interesting!'//Ss love prediction!  #eltchat

MarianSteiner

11:46

#ELTchat used writing a "diary entry" from the point of view of 1 of the characters in the book.. 'What a day has it been..'

Fuertesun

11:46

RT @sueleather: DEAR- Drop Everything And Read.  Some quite time for reading their books.  #eltchat

tarabenwell

11:46

I always recommend Roald Dahl books, like Charlie. They can watch one of the movies after. Eat chocolate too. #ELTChat

rliberni

11:46

#ELTMentor online mentoring programme 4 new #esl/#efl teachers: get gr8 support! http://bit.ly/mukGOF #TESOL #CELTA #eltchat

esra_simsek_

11:47

press conference with the characters when the rest is journalist #ELTchat encourages to discuss with details and think critically

rliberni

11:47

RT @sueleather: Students match the blurbs from the back of the book with titles. #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:47

in a sense - those types of activities are intended to get Ss going on out of class reading - later they  go more autonomous #ELTchat

shaznosel

11:47

Just home..looks like  I ve missed so much! #ELTCHAT

sueleather

11:47

Students match the blurbs from the back of the book with titles. #eltchat

vickyloras

11:47

RT @Marisa_C: The relationship between intensive and extensive is the IR should function as a TEASER, to create desire to read rest outside class #ELTchat

hartle

11:47

RT @lu_bodeman: RT @vickyloras: #ELTchat is whoop whoopin' tonight! >>  Must read summary. #eltchat me too.

ilusaobento

11:47

RT @juandoming: DesafΓ­o digital | OpiniΓ³n | #Portafolio.co | @scoopit http://bit.ly/pZKlgc#eportafolios #web20 #educaciΓ³n smschats #edchat #eltchat

NoraTouparlaki

11:47

RT @DaveDodgson: New blog post: Heavy metal, hard rock & ELT http://bit.ly/qCEJoR #ELTchat  don't miss the cha… (cont) http://deck.ly/~wsqAa

theteacherjames

11:48

If it's a controversial story, write a letter of complaint to the author. Then reply to another sts letter as the author. #ELTchat

Fuertesun

11:48

RT @vickyloras: If Ss get into ER early on,then they continue doing it for years to come #ELTchat

vickyloras

11:48

If Ss get into ER early on,then they continue doing it for years to come #ELTchat

sueleather

11:48

I feel the main focus should be on getting students into the book. Once, they're in, they'll read anywhere:) #eltchat

DanielaArghir

11:48

@sueleather 'Students match the blurbs from the back of the book with titles' or with the image on the front cover #eltchat

ICTmagic

11:48

@stuayres I agree. :) #ELTchat

rliberni

11:48

@shaznosel  it's been a buzzy one - adrenaline flowing! #eltchat

hartle

11:48

Anyone know of research into effectiveness of ER? #eltchat

PrettyButWise

11:48

what about asking Ss to read and to imagine a scene of their text or feel imotions #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:48

@esra_simsek_ perfect idea  #ELTchat

lu_bodeman

11:48

I have several Dr Seuss books I could bring life to. :-) #eltchat

shaznosel

11:49

@rliberni  I can see that..alot of whopping! Hard to join in with the plot #eltchat

mkofab

11:49

@hartle No real research:-) but I think I have learnt most from extensive reading. #eltchat

Fuertesun

11:49

@sueleather at the beach! #eltchat

rliberni

11:49

RT @Marisa_C: @hartle Krashen did some but related to writing - ER is the most important factor in producing good writers #eltchat

vickyloras

11:49

RT @theteacherjames: If it's a controversial story, write a letter of complaint to the author. Then reply to another sts letter as the author. #ELTchat

Fuertesun

11:49

RT @sueleather: At a desk, in bed or under a tree:) #eltchat

MarianSteiner

11:49

RT @esra_simsek_: press conference with the characters when the rest is journalist #ELTchat encour. discuss. w details and think critically

rliberni

11:49

RT @theteacherjames: If it's a controversial story, write a letter of complaint to the author. Then reply to another sts letter as the author. #ELTchat

lu_bodeman

11:49

RT @DanielaArghir: @sueleather 'Students match the blurbs from the back of the book with titles' or with the image on the front cover #eltchat

rliberni

11:49

RT @vickyloras: If Ss get into ER early on,then they continue doing it for years to come #ELTchat

sueleather

11:49

At a desk, in bed or under a tree:) #eltchat

esra_simsek_

11:49

a court to judge characters by discussing underlying reasons. Ss love the idea to judge as a superior #ELTchat

vickyloras

11:49

RT @esra_simsek_: press conference with the characters when the rest is journalist #ELTchat encourages to discuss with details and think critically

Marisa_C

11:49

@hartle Krashen did some but related to writing - ER is the most important factor in producing good writers #eltchat

rliberni

11:49

RT @sueleather: I feel the main focus should be on getting students into the book. Once, they're in, they'll read anywhere:) #eltchat

NoraTouparlaki

11:49

RT @DaveDodgson: New blog post: Heavy metal, hard rock & ELT http://bit.ly/qCEJoR #ELTchat don't miss the chan… (cont) http://deck.ly/~LUHcq

lu_bodeman

11:50

RT @esra_simsek_: @Marisa_C thanks a lot. Just discovered #ELTchat and loved it! >> It's awesome!! Welcome! :)

Marisa_C

11:50

@hartle can't remember off the top of my head  #eltchat

tarabenwell

11:50

@hartle Check out this site: http://t.co/9TLIXFq http://t.co/dr9Xhlh #ELTChat

theteacherjames

11:50

RT @esra_simsek_: press conference with the characters the rest journalists encourages to discuss with details and think critically #ELTchat

hartle

11:50

RT @mkofab: @hartle No real research:-) but I think I have learnt most from extensive reading. #eltchat Yes me too

lu_bodeman

11:50

RT @vickyloras: My RT button is on fire!Go team #ELTchat >> LOL!!

esra_simsek_

11:50

@Marisa_C thanks a lot. Just discovered #ELTchat and loved it!

vickyloras

11:50

RT @rliberni: @Marisa_C  this is so true - I find those who read a lot are much better when it comes to IELTS essays they transfer the skills #eltchat

Oksan_ocakturk

11:50

The extensive readers should not be too easy or too difficult #eltchat

vickyloras

11:50

My RT button is on fire!Go team #ELTchat

rliberni

11:50

@Marisa_C  this is so true - I find those who read a lot are much better when it comes to IELTS essays they transfer the skills #eltchat

hartle

11:50

RT @Marisa_C: @hartle  #eltchat  yes there is Krashen but was wondering abt more recent?

theteacherjames

11:51

@hartle I think Dr Richard Day, University of Hawaii, is your man for research on ER. Lots of stuff out there. #eltchat

Fuertesun

11:51

RT @Marisa_C: @esra_simsek_ Welcome! Join in the fun!  #ELTchat

mkofab

11:51

RT @rliberni: I think most people would agree that a love of reading is a very valuable gift and that can be enough in itself #eltchat

tarabenwell

11:51

@hartle I meant siteS #ELTChat :)

lu_bodeman

11:51

RT @rliberni: I think most people would agree that a love of reading is a very valuable gift and that can be enough in itself #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:51

@esra_simsek_ Welcome! Join in the fun!  #ELTchat

NoraTouparlaki

11:51

RT @rliberni: I think most people would agree that a love of reading is a very valuable gift and that can be enough in itself #eltchat

Fuertesun

11:51

RT @rliberni: I think most people would agree that a love of reading is a very valuable gift and that can be enough in itself #eltchat

rliberni

11:51

I think most people would agree that a love of reading is a very valuable gift and that can be enough in itself #eltchat

Fuertesun

11:51

RT @mcneilmahon: @hartle check this out http://bit.ly/oay6b0 Edinburgh research project into ER in ELT  #ELTchat

sueleather

11:51

Trick moment for protaganist? Get studnets to write an email , advsiing tehm what to do. #eltchat

mcneilmahon

11:51

@hartle check this out http://bit.ly/oay6b0 Edinburgh research project into ER in ELT  #ELTchat

bnleez

11:51

To those interested in TESOL: What's the problem? http://bit.ly/oXQEI9 #tesoltalk #tesol #eltchat

surreallyno

11:52

100 Things in Literacy reading/writing http://t.co/4FD5GBE #ELTchat (used many of them successfully)

Notyetlanguage

11:52

#tip talk enthusiastically about famous writers, their lives, memorial houses and monuments, gr8 intro to ER  #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:52

@murriza Does it matter if they have gained some reading experience?  #eltchat

mcneilmahon

11:52

RT @murriza: My big challenge is that my ss don't usually read for pleasure. They need motivation, something to gain, a prize, etc #eltchat

rliberni

11:52

RT @theteacherjames: @hartle I think Dr Richard Day, University of Hawaii, is your man for research on ER. Lots of stuff out there. #eltchat

LucianaPodschun

11:52

@analuisalozano @vickyloras This great Ana! Definitely a good way to get ss involved in a project of reading! #eltchat

lu_bodeman

11:52

RT @hartle: RT @mcneilmahon: @hartle  http://bit.ly/oay6b0 Edinburgh research project into ER in ELT  #ELTchat thnx looks gd. I'll chk it later :-)

hartle

11:52

RT @mcneilmahon: @hartle  http://bit.ly/oay6b0 Edinburgh research project into ER in ELT  #ELTchat thnx looks gd. I'll chk it later :-)

shaznosel

11:52

@rliberni  True whether L1 or L2..#eltchat

murriza

11:52

My big challenge is that my ss don't usually read for pleasure. They need motivation, something to gain, a prize, extra credit, etc #eltchat

Fuertesun

11:52

RT @theteacherjames: @hartle I think Dr Richard Day, University of Hawaii, is your man for research on ER. Lots of stuff out there. #eltchat

2012unofficial

11:52

My IELTS students want things more challenging. What can I do tomorrow to appease them?? #EFL #ELTChat #elt #tefl #tesol #edchat

rliberni

11:53

RT @mkofab: RT @Notyetlanguage: #tip talk enthusiastically about famous writers, their lives, memorial houses and monuments, gr8 intro to ER  #eltchat

lu_bodeman

11:53

RT @mkofab: RT @Notyetlanguage: #tip talk enthusiastically about famous writers, their lives, memorial houses and monuments, gr8 intro to ER  #eltchat

Fuertesun

11:53

RT @rliberni: @shaznosel  exactly those who love to read in L1 always ask for L2 books automatically #eltchat

sueleather

11:53

Write a letter to the author :) #eltchat

rliberni

11:53

@shaznosel  exactly those who love to read in L1 always ask for L2 books automatically #eltchat

mkofab

11:53

RT @Notyetlanguage: #tip talk enthusiastically about famous writers, their lives, memorial houses and monuments, gr8 intro to ER  #eltchat

theteacherjames

11:53

RT @rliberni: I think most people would agree that a love of reading is a very valuable gift and that can be enough in itself #eltchat

luc_germain

11:53

RT @rliberni: I think most people would agree that a love of reading is a very valuable gift &that can be enough in itself #eltchat [Agreed]

NoraTouparlaki

11:53

RT @Notyetlanguage: #tip talk enthusiastically about famous writers, their lives, memorial houses and monuments, gr8 intro to ER  #eltchat

sueleather

11:53

@murriza I think that's OK- you can give them rewards at first...little by little you have to lead them into it. #eltchat

hartle

11:53

RT @Notyetlanguage: #tip talk enthusiastically about famous writers, their lives, memorial houses and monuments, gr8 intro to ER  #eltchat

sandymillin

11:53

RT @Marisa_C: New Blog post: "TEFL Matters Not" Please pass it on - every little publicity helps http://bit.ly/oj8xNJ #elt #esl #edchat #eltchat #edtech

mcneilmahon

11:54

RT @theteacherjames: @hartle I think Dr Richard Day, University of Hawaii, is your man for research on ER. Lots of stuff out there. #eltchat

hartle

11:54

RT @Marisa_C: @sueleather Or get an author to skype into the class! I know one young author here in our midst :-) She wouldn't mind would she? #eltchat

shaznosel

11:54

@mcneilmahon  I think reading for pleasure is a personal thing...out of the classroom ..I agree it's difficult to motivate ss #eltchat

LucianaPodschun

11:54

@rliberni Definitely Berni! #eltchat

hartle

11:54

RT @surreallyno: 100 Things in Literacy reading/writing http://tinyurl.com/ygugytr #ELTchat (used many of them successfully) good one :-)

Marisa_C

11:54

@sueleather Or get an author to skype into the class! I know one young author here in our midst :-) She wouldn't mind would she? #eltchat

lu_bodeman

11:55

RT @theteacherjames: Best moment in teaching thanks to ER: st says "Thanks James, I've never finished a book in English before", his face beaming. #ELTchat

vickyloras

11:55

RT @sueleather: Write a letter to the author :) #eltchat

theteacherjames

11:55

Best moment in teaching thanks to ER: st says "Thanks James, I've never finished a book in English before", his face beaming. #ELTchat

PrettyButWise

11:55

@mcneilmahon yeah but the focus is reading skill not speaking right? #eltchat

sueleather

11:55

@Marisa_C Not in the least! It helps me a lot to be in touch with readers-and teachers! I'm learning a lot #eltchat

tarabenwell

11:55

@mcneilmahon @murriza Or just a topic they are interested in. #ELTChat

Oksan_ocakturk

11:55

RT @hartle: RT @surreallyno: 100 Things in Literacy reading/writing http://tinyurl.com/ygugytr #ELTchat (used many of them successfully) good one :-)

rliberni

11:56

@LucianaPodschun thabk you for your input great chat tonight #eltchat

vickyloras

11:56

@LucianaPodschun Thanks for the super ideas Lu! #ELTchat

mkofab

11:56

RT @sueleather: Never underestimate the power that teachers have to motivate and inspire students to read-as well as other things. #eltchat

Fuertesun

11:56

RT @sueleather: Never underestimate the power that teachers have to motivate and inspire students to read-as well as other things. #eltchat

hartle

11:56

RT @sueleather: Never underestimate the power that teachers have to motivate and inspire students to read-as well as other things. #eltchat

sueleather

11:56

Never underestimate the power that teachers have to motivate and inspire students to read-as well as other things. #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:56

@CliveSir te he he  #ELTchat

tarabenwell

11:56

@theteacherjames Love it! Thanks for sharing! What book was it? #ELTChat

mkofab

11:56

@shaznosel  Try to get to know yr SS and  recommend the right book for that particular student. They will thank you  for it!#eltchat

CliveSir

11:56

LOL!!! RT @vickyloras: My RT button is on fire! Go team #ELTchat

LucianaPodschun

11:56

Sorry to leave you guys...but I need to pick my hubby up at work. Thanks for letting me be part of this #eltchat

Marisa_C

11:56

@theteacherjames cool moment  #ELTchat

rliberni

11:56

RT @theteacherjames: Best moment in teaching thanks to ER: st says "Thanks James, I've never finished a book in English before", his face beaming. #ELTchat

mkofab

11:57

@theteacherjames I have heard that as well! Best moment ever!S added: not even in my OWN language! :-)#eltchat

Marisa_C

11:57

@tarabenwell Here is another author too! Get her! #ELTChat

rliberni

11:57

@theteacherjames Amazing book! #eltchat

Fuertesun

11:57

@LucianaPodschun night #eltchat

vickyloras

11:57

@CliveSir Cliiiiive!Whoop! #ELTchat

Marisa_C

11:57

@sueleather Hear hear ! Grab this author quick  #eltchat

PrettyButWise

11:57

we can't make Ss to read for pleasure but we can motivate them by asking interesting Qs #eltchat

tarabenwell

11:57

Note to self. Don't drop Apple mouse on concrete while trying to have an #ELTchat outside in 40 degree weather.

rliberni

11:57

RT @mkofab: @shaznosel  Try to get to know yr SS and  recommend the right book for that particular student. They will thank you  for it!#eltchat

theteacherjames

11:57

@tarabenwell Of Mice & Men, original version. I was proud of him, not an easy task. #ELTChat

mcneilmahon

11:57

RT @mkofab:   Try to get to know yr SS and  recommend the right book for that particular student. They will thank you  for it! #eltchat

gret

11:57

RT @brad5patterson: 42/100 done. Could u spare 4 minutes 4 my #RSCON3 survey on sharing values in the classroom? http://ow.ly/5IsIl #eltchat

lu_bodeman

11:58

I must leave too ... time to prepare din-din. SIgh. Great #eltchat. Thx everyone, especially @Marisa_C !!

murriza

11:58

@Marisa_C As they read more they'll need less motivation to read, but I still need to follow up on their reading #eltchat

rliberni

11:58

RT @sueleather: Please check out Jez Udens blog for inspiring ways to get ss reading. http://bit.ly/aH2OUK  #eltchat

esra_simsek_

11:58

In the middle-only for adults-telling the main character dies. they have the last chat with him. they love it want to continue #ELTchat

theteacherjames

11:58

RT @sueleather: Never underestimate the power that teachers have to motivate and inspire students to read > 100% agree with you. #eltchat

Fuertesun

11:58

RT @sueleather: Please check out Jez Udens blog for inspiring ways to get ss reading. http://bit.ly/aH2OUK  #eltchat

vickyloras

11:58

RT @Marisa_C: @sueleather Hear hear ! Grab this author quick  #eltchat

rliberni

11:58

@tarabenwell  Lol I hope you clean it up! :-) #eltchat

vickyloras

11:58

RT @Marisa_C: @tarabenwell Here is another author too! Get her! #ELTChat

analuisalozano

11:58

RT @theteacherjames: Best moment in teaching thanks to ER: st says "Thanks James, I've never finished a book in English before", his face beaming. #ELTchat

profesorM

11:58

RT @luc_germain: RT @mauricefreedman: College Students Can Now Rent Textbooks Electronically From Amazon http://zah.cc/B0C #eltchat

sueleather

11:58

Please check out Jez Udens blog for inspiring ways to get ss reading. http://bit.ly/aH2OUK  #eltchat

tarabenwell

11:58

@theteacherjames Wow! Impressive! #ELTChat

PrettyButWise

11:58

RT @mkofab: RT @sueleather: Never underestimate the power that teachers have to motivate and inspire students to read-as well as other things. #eltchat

aClilToClimb

11:58

More comments on lively interview w/ @chiasuan. Have you given yours? http://bit.ly/nPKC1z #eltchat #elt #efl #dogme #esl

theteacherjames

11:59

@tarabenwell @rliberni  @NoraTouparlaki  @Marisa_C @mkofab Makes it all worthwhile :-) #eltchat

vickyloras

11:59

@lu_bodeman Thanks for the contribution Lu! #ELTchat

hartle

11:59

Yes, thnx everyone really good ideas and sharing going on here tonight #eltchat

tarabenwell

11:59

@sueleather It was wonderful meeting Jez at IATEFL. Love his blog. #ELTChat

vickyloras

11:59

RT @sueleather: Please check out Jez Udens blog for inspiring ways to get ss reading. http://bit.ly/aH2OUK  #eltchat

rliberni

11:59

RT @murriza: @Marisa_C As they read more they'll need less motivation to read, but I still need to follow up on their reading #eltchat

rliberni

12:00

RT @Notyetlanguage: we used this video for James Joyce http://t.co/4i6TXy9,  SS read bit.ly/1pvuA5 - a great discussion followed #eltchat

rliberni

12:00

What a great chat! Thanks to co-mods @Marisa_C  whose ideas are endless & @vickyloras  who was truly on fire tonight! #eltchat

alastairjgrant

12:00

The most motivated my students have been is when reading for pleasure - Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nightime - Mark Haddon. #eltchat

LucianaPodschun

12:00

@rliberni @vickyloras @analuisalozano @Marisa_C @CeciELT  Thanks for sharing your fab. ideas! #eltchat

mcneilmahon

12:00

RT @hartle: Yes, thnx everyone really good ideas and sharing going on here tonight #eltchat seconded

tarabenwell

12:00

Don't forget to introduce your sts to Project Gutenberg. #ELTChat

Marisa_C

12:00

@rliberni TruE! Some public reward system, a record of top readers in a class might motivate the younger reader  #eltchat

marynabadenhors

12:01

TESOL Webinar – Facebook for English Language Teachers http://t.co/IhGebeS #esl #eltchat #mlearning #elearning #edtech via @ShellTerrell

tarabenwell

12:01

@Marisa_C @rliberni At my kids' school they have a goal of 100 nights of reading. #ELTChat

Fuertesun

12:01

RT @shaznosel: @mcneilmahon Agree - have to say that graded reader books are a bit out of date though..what teen wants to read Great Expectations?#ELTCHAT

rliberni

12:01

RT @alastairjgrant: The most motivated my students have been is when reading for pleasure - Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nightime - Mark Haddon. #eltchat

shaznosel

12:01

@mcneilmahon Agree - have to say that graded reader books are a bit out of date though..what teen wants to read Great Expectations?#ELTCHAT

Fuertesun

12:01

RT @rliberni: What a great chat! Thanks to co-mods @Marisa_C  whose ideas are endless & @vickyloras  who was truly on fire tonight! #eltchat

hartle

12:01

Have to go so night everyone... See you soon #eltchat

PrettyButWise

12:01

thanx all for this great chat but i need to get some rest it's 12am KWT c u next week  , wish u sweet dreams #eltchat

Ilotimo

12:02

RT @marynabadenhors: TESOL Webinar – Facebook for English Language Teachers http://t.co/IhGebeS #esl #eltchat #mlearning #elearning #edtech via @ShellTerrell

vickyloras

12:02

@Marisa_C @rliberni My pleasure,I loved it! #ELTchat

Marisa_C

12:02

@tarabenwell That;s fatastic #ELTChat

alastairjgrant

12:02

Sorry if already tweeted - but really helpful - http://t.co/I7GFDBK #eltchat

mcneilmahon

12:02

@shaznosel Or read Notting Hill when they've seen the film.  But original readers have no kudos or brand - it's a vicious circle... #ELTchat

vickyloras

12:02

RT @tarabenwell: @Marisa_C @rliberni At my kids' school they have a goal of 100 nights of reading. #ELTChat

Marisa_C

12:02

@rliberni He he so were you my dear ! Thanks for great moderation and thanks to @Vickyloras for helping moderate this great #eltchat

vickyloras

12:02

@rliberni @marisa_c Thank you too ladies,you are super! #ELTchat

sueleather

12:02

@shaznosel You have to look at new GRs- many of tehm are originals. #eltchat

analuisalozano

12:03

RT @sueleather: Please check out Jez Udens blog for inspiring ways to get ss reading. http://bit.ly/aH2OUK  #eltchat

rliberni

12:03

RT @Shaunwilden: @shaznosel the new graded readers are more up to date and app readers make them even more current #eltchat

mcneilmahon

12:03

RT @theteacherjames: Thank you to @vickyloras @rliberni @marisa_c, our super mods. #ELTchat Indeed. And you for ideas James

analuisalozano

12:03

RT @theteacherjames: RT @sueleather: Never underestimate the power that teachers have to motivate and inspire students to read > 100% agree with you. #eltchat

Shaunwilden

12:03

@shaznosel the new graded readers are more up to date and app readers make them even more current #eltchat

mkofab

12:03

Thanks for another inspiring and so well-moderated #eltchat.

Fuertesun

12:03

RT @theteacherjames: Thank you to @vickyloras @rliberni @marisa_c, our super mods. #ELTchat

theteacherjames

12:03

Thank you to @vickyloras @rliberni @marisa_c, our super mods. #ELTchat

NATECLA

12:04

RT @marynabadenhors: TESOL Webinar – Facebook for English Language Teachers http://t.co/IhGebeS #esl #eltchat #mlearning #elearning #edtech via @ShellTerrell

linguaprof

12:04

RT @Marisa_C: New Blog post: "TEFL Matters Not" Please pass it on - every little publicity helps http://bit.ly/oj8xNJ #elt #esl #edchat #eltchat #edtech

mkofab

12:04

I  always hate it when the internet/tweetdeck plays up- but I shout at  my computer when that happens during #eltchat!

vickyloras

12:04

RT @Shaunwilden: @shaznosel the new graded readers are more up to date and app readers make them even more current #eltchat

Notyetlanguage

12:04

we used this video for James Joyce http://t.co/4i6TXy9, SS read bit.ly/pOt3DY, a great discussion followed #eltchat

Marisa_C

12:04

Thanks to al for joining us for another great #ELTchat - this should making a cracking good summery summary - please step forward ?

vickyloras

12:04

@theteacherjames @rliberni @marisa_c Thanks for all the great ideas James!See you in less than two months: ) #ELTchat

NoraTouparlaki

12:04

#ELTchat leaving full of ideas! thanks @Marisa_C & @vickyloras! time for sth cool to drink...night everyone!

theteacherjames

12:04

@mcneilmahon Thanks :-) #ELTchat

sueleather

12:04

RT @Shaunwilden: @shaznosel the new graded readers are more up to date and app readers make them even more current #eltchat  Yes!

russell1955

12:05

RT @antoniaclare: RT @naomi_moir: Interesting article. Evidence that what & how we teach/learn  changing: http://bbc.in/p2qZqj #elt #eltchat

theteacherjames

12:05

@vickyloras My pleasure. That reminds me, I need to book everything!! #onmytodolist #ELTchat

vickyloras

12:05

@NoraTouparlaki @marisa_c Kalinichta and hope you are somewhere nice and cool,ladies! #ELTchat

alastairjgrant

12:05

Extensive reading... another little "how to" gem. http://t.co/5vT4ErQ  #eltchat

shaznosel

12:05

@sueleather  tRUE1 mY school doesn't tend to invest in new books but I recommend ss to check out on line resources..!#ELTCHAT

sueleather

12:05

Thanks everyone, really enjoyed it! #eltchat

Fuertesun

12:06

Thanks #eltchat

Marisa_C

12:06

@DanielaArghir A pleasure - thanks for joining  #ELTchat

analuisalozano

12:06

@theteacherjames @vickyloras @rliberni @marisa_c ...Thanks for great moderation!!! New ideas to process and use!! Take good care #eltchat

Marisa_C

12:06

Anyone offering to do the sumary please? I won't make you rich, but hey, it might make you famous :-) #ELTchat

DanielaArghir

12:06

@Marisa_C Thank you. #ELTchat

theteacherjames

12:07

@Marisa_C I won't do two summaries, but if ever you need a moderator in the future don't hesitate to ask. #ELTchat

Shaunwilden

12:07

It's great being at #9sc but I will be happy  to  get back to #eltchat next week

Marisa_C

12:07

@analuisalozano @sueleather  #eltchat@shaznosel  #eltchat #ELTCHAT Thanks for joining ladies

shaznosel

12:07

Thanks all - arrived late and couldn't catch up! #eltchat

antoniaclare

12:08

RT @web2literacy: Can you help me? pls have a look at this new project and tell me what you think #eltchat http://t.co/TyeCqIq

PinoyEduTecher

12:08

RT @russell1955: RT @antoniaclare: RT @naomi_moir: Interesting article. Evidence that what & how we teach/learn  changing: http://bbc.in/p2qZqj #elt #eltchat

Hartzoulakis

12:08

RT @englishblog: The Best Sites For Making Crossword Puzzles & Hangman Games | Larry Ferlazzo... http://t.co/t0oNePN #eltchat

Marisa_C

12:08

@allede Thanks!!!! Happyto have you here  #eltchat

allede

12:08

very inspiring to read all of you! #eltchat

Marisa_C

12:08

@theteacherjames will remember this James thanks  #ELTchat

DanielaArghir

12:08

@Marisa_C First timer, me... :-) #ELTchat

mcneilmahon

12:08

RT @alastairjgrant: Extensive reading... another little "how to" gem. http://bit.ly/o4Gs4X  #eltchat > this one more useful by look of it

EnglishOutThere

12:09

Starts 11am BST today - Introduction to Using English Out There (for teachers) http://t.co/kxRAuHz #tefl #elt #tesol #iatefl #eltchat

Fuertesun

12:09

RT @mcneilmahon: RT @alastairjgrant: Extensive reading... another little "how to" gem. http://bit.ly/o4Gs4X  #eltchat > this one more useful by look of it

Marisa_C

12:10

Good list of benefits of ER here http://bit.ly/qw8IAP article by Alan Maley I think #ELTchat

Notyetlanguage

12:10

@theteacherjames @vickyloras @rliberni @marisa_c thanks for moderating #eltchat , inspiring as usual:)

 

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