Extensive Reading is an important part of the IEC curriculum. The IEC has a large Extensive Reading library, which is accessible to students in both the classroom and main library. To encourage students to read, each semester the IEC holds the MReader Challenge. The MReader Challenge is a reading contest open to all Tokai students. To enter the MReader Challenge, students must read 100,000 words with MReader quizzes passed. Students who reach this target are invited to an award ceremony hosted by the Director of the IEC. Students can find more information about the MReader Challenge in E-navi and the IEC office.
Every year, around 70 students complete the MReader Challenge by reading 40 books or 100,000 words with MReader quizzes passed, including basic level students.
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That is extensive reading?
It is a method for students of English as a 2nd language to improve their overall ability in English by reading a large volume of English, usually with less than perfect understanding.
ER has the following basic characteristics:
Extensive Reading at Tokai University
The Main University Library (Building 4) holds a large amount of books dedicated to extensive reading. The IEC also has a mobile library with over 16,000 books with over 1,200 titles for teachers to bring to their classrooms each week. They are arranged in groups according to their level of difficulty. Here is the overall process: