Beat Your Own Time – ESL Reading Activity

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1. Each student gets with a partner.

2. Partners take turns timing each other reading a passage or part of a passage.

3. Each student writes down how long it took him or her to read the passage.

4. The partners switch roles so that the other person can be timed reading the passage.

5. Then students try to beat their own scores, reading the passage more quickly than they did the first time.

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