This flow from intensive reading to extensive reading seems very effective for me: building up English language learners read high-interest, accessible texts that enable them to gain fluency, improve comprehension, build vocabulary and read independently. Disadvantages - It is often difficult to make sure that all students in a class can hear equally well. The types of reading skills are extensive reading and intensive reading. This MarketingWit post highlights the advantages and disadvantages of intensive distribution. Books and magazines your eye sight. Disadvantages Of Extensive Reading. PC monitors - eye sight and brains, due to radiation. 0 0. 0 0. And you don't meet very many real people, only the characters in the story. Extensive reading is an approach to second-language acquisition. Intensive reading: "the readers carefully and closely read a short text with the intention of gaining an understanding of as much as detail as possible" (Scrivener, 1994, p.188). It can limits one to a level of reading. Every farmer will have his own goal post judgement at what point it reaches over into the extensive farming range. Extensive Reading: Student Perceived Benefits and Getting Students to Read More Mark Firth 1 Introduction and definition of terms The term extensive reading (ER) was said to have been coined by Harold Palmer (1921/1964, p. 111) to mean reading “rapidly, book after book and with a focus on the meaning and not the language of the text”. The readers read in the text, focusing on the new vocabulary, grammatical forms, the purpose of the author and the problems of the text. This means that the learner focuses on the language more than the text. Source(s): https://shrinkurl.im/a9lDX. Anonymous. Therefore, intensive reading means that type of reading in which the material has to be read carefully and thoroughly, to get specific details. Effects and advantages of extensive reading practice focused to be part of the english programs at the Universidad Santo Tomás, Tunja Reading beyond the classroom. intensive reading to extensive reading in which I read English materials without the use of a dictionary and a grammar book, trying to roughly understand the given stories. I chose to do this transitional practice with the TOEIC test in mind. Extensive and Intensive listening cont. The Importance of Extensive Reading. Other types of reading skills are scanning, skimming and skimming & scanning together. 1 decade ago. Atoms. Extensive means covering a substantial area and so, extensive reading refers to that type of reading in which students read and refer to large quantities of material, chosen by themselves. Intensive distribution is a kind of marketing strategy that focuses on maximizing product availability. As against, intensive refers to in-depth or concentrated. 4 years ago. 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