Pre-reading Activities to Motivate Learners
International Thomson Publishing
What is the purpose of pre-reading activities? How do pre-reading
activities enhance reading comprehension? How can students
activate their prior knowledge of the subject? Using sources from a variety
of reading texts, the presenter will examine these and other questions,
and suggest activities to motivate your students to read.
John Lowe is the ELT regional manager for International Thomson
Publishing Asia. He has taught in Switzerland, Libya, Bulgaria, and
Japan. Immediately before joining ITP Asia, he was Director of International
Centers in Tokyo, and an English Language examiner for the United Nations.