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Reading Comprehension in English

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Instructions on how to understand what you read in English. We call this Reading Comprehension.
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shandshy (4 days ago)
Sometimes when I explain something to someone, I wonder “How easy is it to explain this to someone?”
Oscar Cuervo (5 days ago)
Hi James, what do you recommend me to use: a dictionary english/english or english/mylanguage? Thank you.
yo boi
AirCamp (1 month ago)
Eu que não tenho um bom inglês , não entendi nada :/
Saira Hassan (1 month ago)
can you do a video on relativeclauses
I'm AFK (1 month ago)
your voice is so boring
Sniper Venom (1 month ago)
I have a hard time following any lessons need work on that asap
Akash Patle (2 months ago)
Thank you sir I am a beginner it really helpful for me
Apocolips Boy (2 months ago)
I have a problem with finding the evidence in the text even if I look a thousand times but in a exam I don't have that time.What should I do?😃
Masum Billah (2 months ago)
i love your class and toking ...
NAME (2 months ago)
this is like when i was 3 months old.. XD
Wagner Inacio (3 months ago)
Someone watching in 2018 ?
Dawn Supatan (5 days ago)
Ya I am
Ian Huang (3 months ago)
Thanks from China
abc def (3 months ago)
What a bad beginning was this?😂
Chance Wayne (4 months ago)
Where was I 9 years ago?
Elizabeth Saenz (4 months ago)
What book are you recommend??
IT_kate savageyay (4 months ago)
This helped me alot
Said Arifs (4 months ago)
writing with left hand!
Roberto de Oliveira Jr. (4 months ago)
Thank You! The best teacher of Youtube!
Octavia Vevo (4 months ago)
You omitted r for dictionary..
[DannyHawk] (4 months ago)
¡¡¡Thanks from chile!!!
mr.nobody (4 months ago)
my teacher doesn't let us use the dictionary
akhbar almaghrib (5 months ago)
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Jaylen Brent (5 months ago)
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Jaylen Brent (5 months ago)
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ashad rehman (5 months ago)
I love your videos man that are really helping
ashad rehman (5 months ago)
From India
Mahboobeh Jalili (5 months ago)
It was great but how can I downlod this video?
Samia Bouk (6 months ago)
Thank you
comentando comentou: (6 months ago)
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kimber leigh (6 months ago)
I liked his teaching style until all the grammatical errors ,which for me , made me question the effectiveness of his teachings as a whole. Come on English teacher, you are the one who is not supposed make those mistakes and the one to catch those errors when “we “(students) make them.🙁
gpe el sierrita (6 months ago)
You miss spell dictionary!!!!:) hehehe
Michael Duffy (6 months ago)
Great video very clear.
LarissaPlaysMC (6 months ago)
"dictionaaries aRe baD"
KME Kids (7 months ago)
Best video ever !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you!
Vineet Singh (7 months ago)
thanks man much help
Janice Johnson-pope (7 months ago)
Thank you 😊 for the great work you helped me out with my grandson
Drea Wilson Smiley (7 months ago)
Just ceting
Drea Wilson Smiley (7 months ago)
You ugly and you suck
BlackMadonna HEIRLOVE (8 months ago)
James, hi! I must PASS a reading comprehension EXAM for a job. It's a 59minute test 59 questions. Yes. I've taken the test before, twice even. No success in passing the first part, which is READING COMPREHENSION. Yes. I really need this job. HELP
Iqbal Khan (8 months ago)
Thank you Very Much Dear Teacher
Natasha Hylton (8 months ago)
Do you have class that we can attend to
AAM Productions (8 months ago)
This guy would be awesome if was my teacher
rebaz omer (9 months ago)
Actually that good subject you choose it
clairebear06oz (9 months ago)
Wow, great! :)
Dolan Marshall (10 months ago)
s**t
Lia Lee (10 months ago)
Thank you so much! Now, I know how to summarize and succeed on reading.:)
Emulator gamer (10 months ago)
lol buyed me
Emulator gamer (10 months ago)
thanks dudeee for helping me alot u know i got a high ark in my exam and father byed me a ps4 cool :)
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Zulfe Ahmed (11 months ago)
you wrote 3 as ro in Japanese
Zulfe Ahmed (11 months ago)
you forgot the dot on top of the i
Zulfe Ahmed (11 months ago)
you wrote dictionary like dictionay
aneeq shaffy (11 months ago)
R*
Min Vo (11 months ago)
1. Read without dictionary a whole idea in order to get the CONTEXT 2. Read again a second time, and using dictionary and SUMMARIZE each paragraph 3. Read again a third time, and summarize EVERYTHING
Leonardo Matos (29 days ago)
Forgot the "underline" part.
Rishi Kaushik (11 months ago)
what a thug
Rishi Kaushik (11 months ago)
i am gonna see more videos his
Rishi Kaushik (11 months ago)
but this guy is awesome
Rishi Kaushik (11 months ago)
the spelling of dictionary is wrong
migad gelan (1 year ago)
LMAO I lv the "Hi" at the beginning
imran arrow (1 year ago)
god bless you
onassispapa (1 year ago)
Thank you very much, teacher. I'll practice it.
У меня 1-го заглавие видео на российском?
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Maha (1 year ago)
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I read books about politics. it is too hard to me to comprehend it. I have no idea what to do.
Evelyn grande (1 year ago)
wow this was such a long time ago, thank you mrs e you really help me a LOT !!!!!!!!!!
Claudia Villatoro (1 year ago)
Thank you so much, your videos will really help me in my reading proficiency test. I've spent many days looking for something like this, to give me a hand, God bless you, and thank you for sharing this amazing stuff with us.
Eloy Mendez (1 year ago)
thank you! I will take the toefl ibt, I wiil follow our your steps to get a high score!
Mustafa Ismail (1 year ago)
thx
hahaha dictionay hahahah
Nathalie Smith (1 year ago)
Thank you so much. It really helpful.
MrDvahab (1 year ago)
2 STEP - may be - dictiona"R"y ... 3:23
Martin Black (1 year ago)
I appreciated this video thank you. I have border line dyslexia and I want to improve my public reading for the middle if next year as my new job means I have to publicly speak I front of people. Please sir can you help me?
yanexis bolivar (1 year ago)
How it was?
Abid Hossain (1 year ago)
Hello, James. Seems I have found a cool English Course. Thanks my Friend Ariful Islam to suggest this. And I appreciate your effort. Keep going.
ilove2010miley (1 year ago)
You very good today i will start English with you from season 1 to 184 .
Roberto de Oliveira Jr. (4 months ago)
ilove2010miley Where are you from?
Mai Quỳnh (1 year ago)
Hi everyone. I'm really bad at reading comprehension. I took HESI reading test but I failed. I don't know what to do. Can anybody help me please?
Nero Kj (11 months ago)
Gerry Michael be a teacher you wrote a book how to read english😉😉😉
Gerry Michael (1 year ago)
Same with me. I'm struggling with English Comprhension a lot. But I got tips for you that I summarize while I'm dealing with it. 1. Read like you know how they are speaking. There is hidden intonation while you are reading. Sometimes as non native we could not find the intonation. Or our intonation are different wiith them. Like me, as asian, my Intonation are different with western people. In English they have no "Intonation" in their words. Only the sign at the end of their sentences. Like "?" "!" etc. This hidden intonation is important. It makes you getting easier to absorb the meaning. Altough it's hard. If you can find how the writer "speaking or talking" in his written passage, you would understand it quickly. 2. Beware their synonyms, idioms and Prepositions The English speaker ALWAYS use different words for the same meaning in their culture. And most of the time they use prepositions which is, as a non native, really hard to understand because we don't know their culture and their custom. Like "Look down" means disrespect or "look up" for respect. This prepositions most of the time give the non native obstacles because it makes us translate the real word first and suddenly we do not know the meaning Awlays pay attention to this I got more tips, but I think that are the most important one.
Rodrigo AFA FAB (1 year ago)
Thanks from Brazil
wlldwilliams454 (1 year ago)
Thanks
Vadim Emyurbekov (1 year ago)
Thanks, man, благодарю)
Eren (1 year ago)
thank you so much
jose luis (1 year ago)
this is help ful because I need help
Panchdev Singh (1 year ago)
this video is really cool...thanks james.
adam dodo (1 year ago)
it's a good video but I want a videos in using reflective thinking in improving reading comprehension
Montoya (1 year ago)
essa porra ta em ingles
India Hawkins (1 year ago)
thank u for posting this video...my teenager needed this! it will also help me too
Suilein Mock (1 year ago)
Thank you for doing a video about comprehension I really need help on comprehension
Triple H (10 months ago)
Suilein Mock If your as beautful as you look in th3 picture, I would be glad to help you and practice reading comprehension.
Byron Lopez (1 year ago)
This is the best way to me to understand and improve my English. Thank you for the steps.
CP3 is the best yo (1 year ago)
dont get it
F6om Alhammadi (1 year ago)
okay .. i'm a Arabic and i don't know the most words what those are mean to me? can you help me please ? Thanks for teaching us :)
Antoinetta Burnett (1 year ago)
Great educational tips to use in the classroom!
Kenia Huamaní (1 year ago)
Thank you so much for this tips! I need them a lot!!!!!!!!!! I have read many books, but I didn't understand. Now I will practice these 3 steps. :)
Keith H Hudson (1 year ago)
I'm 53 and going back to college. One regret is that I was never a book reader. My comprehension is bad, and I'm in the process of improving it. After watching this, I think I will improve dramatically. Thank you James!!!
badr banna (1 year ago)
hi.. does this apply to reading Moby Dick..cuz am reading it and am starting to think it's written in Japanese. ...any tips to read such symbolic books..keep up the hard work...thanks
Evan O (1 year ago)
Um no dont use spark note understand whats bieng given first.
Jenny Johnson (1 year ago)
Sparknotes!
Nathalia Rodriguez (1 year ago)
thanks for you advices, I'm going to do these three steps.
TRL WARLORD (1 year ago)
he give you great information thank YOU
Dark Moon Productions (1 year ago)
thanks
Raph Swag (1 year ago)
I take it back I am not reading a passage three times before answer the questions
Raph Swag (1 year ago)
the best
elicia Shore (1 year ago)
thank you this explanation is really really good it helped me understand many thanks
EL/_Asser LIFE (1 year ago)
Do you think improving your comprehension skills could help you better understand mathematical concepts?

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