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Everyday English 1
Everyday English 1

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1.1 What do you read?

Reading is something you do every day. What you actually read depends on who you are, what job you do, your age, your interests and the reason for reading a particular text.

Activity 1 Your average day

Timing: Allow about 5 minutes

Think about your average day. Take a few minutes to note down as many things as possible that you usually read.

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Discussion

Your list might have included some of the following:

  • Text message
  • Tweet
  • Facebook post
  • Email
  • Newspaper
  • Fiction book
  • Text book
  • Magazine
  • Shopping list
  • Website
  • Note from a family member
  • Letter
  • Poster
  • Road signs
  • Adverts
  • TV guide.