Fact or Opinion? Read the following excerpts. In each article, clearly identify which piece of the information is a fact or an opinion. Explain your answers with the supporting evidence from the excerpts.
Excerpt 1: Indians “world’s biggest readers”
Leading columnist, Venkateshwar Rao, told Britain’s “Sunday Times” newspaper he could not see Indians flocking to book stores.
“Reading books just isn’t a habit with them because they’re not into cultural pursuits. It’s not a part of their make-up. All they want to do is consume.”
Mr Teipal said, “A good book in India will sell only a few thousand copies; in the UK or US it could sell tens of thousands.