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 “It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.”
― Oscar Wilde  


iLANG recommends to you a wide range of resources to help improve your reading skills. Click on the online materials below for more details.


Skimming & Scanning Describing Skimming and Scanning Strategies for Reading Scientific Materials 
Two Important Strategies for Speeding Up your Reading
Critical Reading What is Critical Reading?
Some Practical Tips for Critical Reading
Critically Process What You Read
Distinguishing Facts and Opinions Learning More about Facts, Opinions, False Claims, or Untested Claims
Practising Your Skills in Identifying Facts and Opinions by Working on these Exercises
Extensive Reading News Stories Accompanied by a Range of Multimedia Interactive Activities (Video Clip, Sound Clips, Read Text Online) to Build Reading Comprehension Skills for Older Students
Daily Summaries of all the Top News Stories in the World and U.S. Events Each Day
TIME Magazine has Profiled 100 Remarkable People Who Changed the World During the Last 100 Years.
This ESL Literature Library Offers Great Literature Free and Accessible for Everyone
Speed Reading Tips on Rapid Reading Strategies
Speed Reading Skills (video)
Textbook Reading Skills Learning Active Reading Skills with Topics on Getting to Know Your Texts and Using Your Textbooks
A Classic Method for Studying Texts
Skills on Reading Primary Sources
Textbook Reading Strategies
Tips & Advice from CLE http://cle.hkust.edu.hk/archive/2021/ilang/reading-advice-sheets/

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