Engaging Learners and Offering Real Choices in Reading Lessons

Engaging Learners and Offering Real Choices in Reading Lessons

In this demonstration lesson we will consider how giving learners real choice in materials and approaches allows for reading lessons that are highly motivating and tailored to learner needs. We will consider how a task-based approach enables us to focus on the processes of learning and why this is useful. I will also argue that, through judicious choice of materials, we can bring the world into the class; political debate and challenging topics have an important role in engaging learners