"Reading is fundamental" Dr. Krashen says.



Dr. Krashen said in his lecture in Fairfax:

"The better the SCHOOL LIBRARY is the better the reading scores are"

"Students have to have ACCESS to books in a comfortable and quiet place and this place is the SCHOOL LIBRARY"

Here are some websites suggested by him:

Dr. Krashen's website

The International Journal of Foreign Language Teaching


Susan Ohanian's website

Jim Trelease's website

Alfie Kohn's website


ESL Podcast (This website is run by his former student)

Give books away. Get books you want


Some tips he gave in the workshop:

READ in the language you want to learn, READ in your own language, READ, READ and READ!

2 Response to ""Reading is fundamental" Dr. Krashen says."

  1. ana maria says:
    October 22, 2009 at 4:04 PM

    Camilinha,

    Great to see you've registered this unique experience of meetin and listening to Krashen in person. Will visit the links for sure. Txs for sharing.

  2. Camila Sousa says:
    October 24, 2009 at 12:17 AM

    Aninha, it was a great experience, he is funny and entertaining...
    :-)) It's my pleasure to share...