get the reader and a dictionary with you (smartphones are also welcome)
- prepare a bloc or notepad, a pencil to underline words you don ́t know
- relax and start by having a look at the title and the author of the reader
- copy the tittle and the author in your bloc
- read some information about the author and the story (@Wikipedia or any other Encyclopedia)
- do not try to read 40 pages in a day, but read little by little, chapter after chapter, page after page. Make a note of what you read [copy page number and one or two ideas]
- it is impossible to read a book without looking up for the meanings of unknown words (verbs, nouns, adjectives, adverbs, connectors). YOU WILL HAVE TO USE A DICTIONARY!
- most readers provide a glossary of words (mini-dictionary of difficult expressions) Look for that glossary!
- understand what you read
- keep a diary of your reading in order to remember the plot of the story.
- focus on grammar and vocabulary
- enjoy your readings
reader.individual or person who reads / reader.reading book
graded reader.adapted version of a text for students
dictionary.manual where you find out the meaning of words, categories, pronunciation, etcetera / bloc.notepad, pack of papers of small size / ball pen.pen, biro
pencil.tool to write (it can be rubbed out) / rubber.tool to delete any writing in pencil / summary.abbreviated story of a story
title.the name of a text / author.writer
plot.the thread of a story (thread.hilo)
characters.people taking part in a text / setting.place or location of a story
bookmark.a marker between the pages of a book