Category Archives: Reading

How to maximize your exam reading and listening

The planning of the exam paper should consist of the following stages: 1. Scan the whole paper quickly, to get an overview of all the questions. An old story explains that a teacher got tired of giving this advice to … Continue reading

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Philip LARKIN-This Be the Verse

Philip Larkin (9 August 1922 – 2 December 1985) has been called England’s greatest post-war poet, as well as being voted “the nation’s best-loved poet” by the Poetry Book Society. Philip Larkin is considered to be one of the greatest … Continue reading

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Traditionally, the purpose of learning to read in a foreign language has been to have access to the literature written in that language. In language instruction, reading materials have traditionally been chosen from literary texts that represent “higher” forms of … Continue reading

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