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Daily Readers NSS

Help your students become lifelong readers of English!

Reading is a means to help students seek information, develop thinking skills and enrich knowledge. Students should read widely, develop good reading habits and be motivated to read for pleasure. Reading a wide range of text types with different themes and the appropriate level will help sustain students’ interests.

Daily Readers can effectively develop students’ reading habits, improve their reading skills, and acquire vocabulary and grammatical knowledge in context.

Key features include:

  • Text types: at least 3 different authentic text types are introduced each week
  • 50 units: 50 stimulating units are designed for students to read for one half-term
  • Vocabulary bank: students can improve their vocabulary systematically
  • Challenging questions give students practice of the essential reading skills required for success in the HKDSE English Language examination
  • Liberal Studies tasks: provide students with cross-curricular learning opportunities and enhance students’ creativity, issue-enquiry, critical thinking, problem-solving and information technology skills
  • E-Learning support for teachers and students

Objectives:

  • Promote students’ interests in reading
  • Improve students’ confidence in speaking
  • Provide students with more opportunities to Read Aloud
  • Develop students’ reading and story-telling skills

Learning schedule (Level 7 to Level 12):

Weekly Schedule:

  • 3 days: Core components
  • 2 days: Liberal Studies
  • 2 days: Language Arts & Non-Language Arts
  • News Reports * Editorials * Songs * Poems
    * Short Stories * Recipe * Pop culture …

Liberal Studies Task:

  • Provide students with cross-curricular learning opportunities and enhance student’s creativity, issue-enquiry, critical thinking, problem-solving and information technology skills

Challenging questions:

  • Give students practice of the essential reading skills required for success in the HKDSE English Language examination

Themes relate to modules that students are familiar with:

  • Getting along with Others
  • Teenage Life
  • Study, School Life and Work
  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Cultures of the World
  • Wonderful Things
  • Nature & Environment
  • Leisure & Entertainment
  • Communicating
  • Technology

Editor-in-chief: Professor Lilian L.Y. Chan (陳呂令意 教授)

Professor Lilian Chan has extensive English Language teaching, school management and administration experience. She is the Director of Perpetual Parents Education & Resource Centre, and the manager
of a primary school and secondary school in Hong Kong.

Lilian was the Principal of a government secondary school, government-aided primary school, as well as the founding Principal of the first secondary and primary through-train school affiliated to a university in Hong Kong. Lilian has also conducted various professional development programmes for teachers at the University of Hong Kong, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University and HKIED
for over 16 years. Lilian is also a frequent speaker at conferences
and workshops for teachers and parents.

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