I was thinking that tadoku will be a good approach for not only Japanese who learn English but all the language learners, so I've been using the word tadoku instead of extensive reading from the beginning of the blog. And finally, tadoku is started to be acknowledged widely by many language learners and it seems the number of tadoku doers is steadily growing. That's great news, indeed.
On the other hand, there are some people or organizations, who are forever looking for different and new approaches of learning languages, not for their own pleasure of learning but for as an easy way to earn money, and I'm afraid those might end up clouding the personality of tadoku. They advocate as if there is this wonderful approach tadoku and once you follow their advice blindly, your success is sure in your hands, or...
I got a news about a big conference of extensive reading and ran into this LOL expression.
Look at the caption, isn't it absurd?
Extensive reading world conference
Magic carpets fly only in fantasy lands. Aren't we living in the real world?
I'd say tadoku is magical sometimes, but won't carry you into a land of satisfaction with an comfy ride in a magic carpet...