The benefits of reading books: Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

Prepare for your class by completing these activities!

Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

… it can also help you acquire more knowledge.
This is understandable because fiction in particular puts so much focus on the characters‘ emotional and mental states and does a great job of helping readers understand what the other characters are thinking and feeling at any given time.
After all it’s the reason that self-help books exist and I know that in today’s culture, at least in American culture, self-help books are looked down on and …
It was a very therapeutic experience at least for me it may have been completely different for someone else to read the book.

Comprehension questions