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This paper reports on a workshop conducted at the Fourth Extensive Reading World Congress (ERWC4) on the 4th of August, 2017. The workshop aimed to introduce a discussion format entitled the World Café (WC) as a post-reading activity. We have adopted the WC in our extensive reading (ER) programs and found it to have a positive effect on promoting ER, as it creates a collaborative reading community and helps stimulate students’ desire to read. Prior to the WC session, we also introduced a ‘read aloud’ activity using a postmodernist picture book, Voices in the Park, which served as the shared input for the WC session. After experiencing these two activities, the presenters provided a follow-up lecture on the book as well as the results of classroom trials. The workshop concluded with reflection and an open discussion with the workshop participants.
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