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Extensive vs. Intensive Reading
An interesting mind map about two reading methods: Extensive Reading and Intensive Reading.
Explained with cases.
"Because you must do it"
You have to read what is required, even if you like it or not.
It is usually graded.
Readers used to get bored easely.
It produces better results in advanced readers. It is no good for beginners.
Willy's results were not good at the beginning because he was reading by obligation.
He found interest in readings when he discoverd science fiction books.
Because of his reading abit, he got exelent results in his test at the end of the semester in contrast with his results at the beginning of the semester.
"Because you want to do it"
You have the freedom to select your readings.
It is just for pleasure. No tests are required.
Readers look for other books to keep reading.
It is good for beginners. They feel engaged with the language and the content.
Hiu Min was an avid reader. She got better results in test because of her commitment with reading.
She loved science fiction books because the plot was very interesting.
She was a great student since she was a child, despite of the lack of interest in the study that her family showed.