Teaching Tip 2: Reading Aloud
Getting students to read aloud used to be unpopular because the powers that be said that it was unrealistic as we never do it in real life - you read books silently, dont you? Things have changed since then as it has since been argued that we do do it, e.g. "hey, listen to this, it says in the paper here that Prince Charles is already, secretly, married to Camilla! Listen - 'Prince Charles allegedly married Camilla Parker Bowles in a secret ceremony at Windsor Castle yesterday. The ceremony was attended only by the princes closest family and friends. A palace spokesman denied the rumour, saying that...'"
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