Introduction to the eReaders

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Getting Started with the Ereaders

Aims : 

Aims To learn more ‘new’ words. To learn ‘old’ words better. To learn what learning words really means. To learn how to learn words. To learn by learning how to use words, not just recognise them.

Reason : 

Reason Being proficient in English and being able to study in English requires a minimum vocabulary of around: 6000 words

Vocabulary Tests : 

Vocabulary Tests So, it’s a very good idea to start by finding out how large your vocabulary is by starting off with: The eReader vocabulary tests

The Project Address : 

The Project Address

The Project Contents : 

The Project Contents Five short texts to read about five endangered animals. Other resources and activities to help you: LEARN VOCABULARY BY PRACTISING IT…

You can read and study each text in different ways: : 

You can read and study each text in different ways:

But notice the words in blue that are linked to the GLOSSARY… : 

But notice the words in blue that are linked to the GLOSSARY…

There are around 179 ‘blue’ words and you should study these words further : 

There are around 179 ‘blue’ words and you should study these words further Simply ‘click’ your chosen word to enter the GLOSSARY for that word:

For ‘Adapt’, you find the following GLOSSARY entry: : 

For ‘Adapt’, you find the following GLOSSARY entry:

First you review the word forms: : 

First you review the word forms:

Then you can try an activity… : 

Then you can try an activity…

For Most of the Words, you will find a suggested BLOG subject : 

For Most of the Words, you will find a suggested BLOG subject

Go to the BLOG MENU : 

Go to the BLOG MENU

How to do the BLOG : 

How to do the BLOG Click ‘Add a New Entry’ and enter your paragraph… Don’t forget to work in Microsoft Word with the computer language set to English and to use spell check and grammar check.

For example… (Don’t forget to save…) : 

For example… (Don’t forget to save…)

You’ll also see links to a WIKI for each word: : 

You’ll also see links to a WIKI for each word:

Use the ‘edit’ and ‘save’ buttons to answer… : 

Use the ‘edit’ and ‘save’ buttons to answer…

Enter your answers in the WIKI and save – don’t forget your name : 

Enter your answers in the WIKI and save – don’t forget your name What kind of adapting do you have to do if you start a new school, college, or job? Give some examples of how you have had to adapt to a new school, college, or job. If you had a lot of money, what kind of adaptations would you like to make to your house? Do you think you are adaptable enough to live in a foreign country? What adaptations do you think you would find most difficult? Enter your answers into the box below: You might have to adapt to wearing a new uniform When I went to university, I adapted to cooking for myself for the first time. If I had a lot of money, I would make major adaptations to my kitchen and bathroom. I'm quite adaptable so I can happily live in a foreign country. Learning a new language is always a difficult adaptation to make though..

Practise more by contributing to the discussions : 

Practise more by contributing to the discussions

Happy eReading! : 

Happy eReading! Lexitronics by Ali Billuroglu, Nilgun Hancioglu, John Eldridge, Steve Neufeld is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0.

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