ERIC Number: ED140604
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Toward Understanding Syntax in Reading Comprehension: Review of Resources. Studies in Language Learning, Vol. 1, No. 1, Fall 1975.
The purpose of this review article is to survey some of the current research in linguistic syntax and the reading process. It also presents a summary of recent developments in applied linguistics. Reading comprehension is viewed as an interactive communication process where the reader uses his knowledge and cognitive-linguistic processes, especially his knowledge of syntax, to construct meaning from the printed page. Linguistic research on reading is reviewed, illustrating the parallel development of studies in syntactic-semantic theory and research on the reading process. The information is grouped under the following headings: (1) Modern Trends in Reading Education Theory; (2) Evolution of Syntactic and Semantic Theory; and (3) On Aspects of the Reading Process and Applied Linguistics. A bibliography is given for both general linguistics and reading education research until early 1975. (Author/AM)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Unit for Foreign Language Study and Research.