Useful skills for students of English

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So you have a computer in class! But still do you have the skills needed to take your English exam? How about the vocabulary. Look here for 100 words you should master!

Literacy Debate: Online, R U Really Reading? Both teachers and parents have concerns about how much young people are reading.

Take a look at future jobs, reading skills are valued by employers. A 2006 survey by the Conference Board, which conducts research for business leaders, found that nearly 90 percent of employers rated “reading comprehension” as “very important” for workers with bachelor’s degrees. Department of Education statistics also show that those who score higher on reading tests tend to earn higher incomes.

Back to the skills young people need for the 21st century. Look here at Will Richardson at ETech 2007.

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