read to (one)

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read to (one)

To read (some piece of writing) aloud to one. A noun or pronoun can be used between "read" and "to" to specify what is being read. Would you like me to read to you, Granny? Read that article to me—I'm eager to hear what it says.
See also: read

read (something) to someone

to read something aloud to someone. Please read a story to me. Grandpa read to Timmy all afternoon.
See also: read
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Reading errors in some students might decrease will to read because reading and comprehension are linked to one another; one reads to understand and thus wants to understand what is read (Demirel, & Sahinel, 2006).
Then, the district purchased Start-to-Finish Books by Don Johnston, which are books that the computer reads to the student while the student follows the words on a computer monitor.
Almost a year after Radford discovered Harry Potter, I'm pleased to report that he reads very expressively, and he reads all the time, a book chapter a week or more, not to mention the picture books he now generously reads to his little sister.