sábado, 21 de mayo de 2011

Reading habits

Self-study activity:
Watch this one-minute page from Katie Couric's Notebook on CBS and fill in the the blanks in the transcript with only one word.

Unless you’ve been living under a (1) … for the last few weeks, you know that tonight at one minute after midnight the seventh and final Harry Potter book hits the shelves. So far, (2) … million books in the series have been sold (3) … , and book sellers expect "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" will sell tens of millions. Parents and teachers who hope for a reading renaissance found it in Harry, but kids who were (4) … about Harry were not as (4) … about reading anything else. Beth Puffer at Bank Street Bookstore in New York told us that kids and adults have too many (5) … on their time. She said not only is it important to read to your child, but it’s important for them to see you reading to understand that reading is (6) …. So when you’re spending time with your kids, get off the computer, turn off your cell phone, and (7) … open a good book. You could start a habit that will last happily ever after. That’s a page from my notebook. I’m Katie Couric, CBS News.

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