RIGHT READING has been prepared as a supplementary EFL text for beginning level students with basic knowledge of English structure and vocabulary. It is designed to increase vocabulary and to develop reading skills with quick comprehension of the salient points of the material read.
The exercises are of four basic types intended to appeal to the interest of students and teachers in the variety of subject matter presented and the challenge of the exercises. Comprehension and vocabulary development are the core elements in the composition of the exercises which require minimal oral or written reproduction on the part of the student. Oral skills practice, in fact, can be avoided at the discretion of the teacher.
The emphasis of the text is upon silent reading as rapidly as possible for quick comprehension check as provided by the exercises. Some aspects of grammar are treated in the WHAT’S MISSING? section, largely as a recognition exercise of adjectives, adverbs, nouns, prepositions, and verbs as these occur in the reading context. Students will gain insight into the contextual function of these parts of speech by noting their usage as they occur in the reading.