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ERIC Number: EJ1082385
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1916-4742
Developing Students' Reading Ability through Extensive Reading
Meng, Fanshao
English Language Teaching, v2 n2 p132-137 Jun 2009
A good reading competence is a necessity for those studying English for academic and occupational purposes. Based on the results of previous research, theory and practice on L2 Extensive Reading, this paper analyses current situation for teaching and learning reading in our Chinese universities and proposes practical applications of extensive reading to a Chinese university, which is sure to improve students' reading competence as well as their linguistic capabilities. It attempts to provide some pedagogical implications to the foreign language teaching and learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China
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