Show notes #6: Interview with Atsuko Takase (Part I)


Our sixth episode features the first part of a long telephone interview with professor Atsuko Takase, long time ER enthusiast, practitioner and promoter, and co-chair of this summer’s Extensive Reading World Congress in Tokyo. Professor Takase tells us about when she was visiting a high school student in the States in the 1960s where she had to read extensively in English, and about her experiences doing extensive reading with high school students and university students as well as with private students of elementary and junior high school age. Finally, she gives advice on how to motivate reluctant readers and repeating students. 

If after listening to the interview you want to gain a little bit more in-depth knowledge on motivating students to read, you could start here:


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