ERIC Number: EJ251161
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
The Short Circuit Hypothesis of ESL Reading--Or when Language Competence Interferes with Reading Performance.
Clarke, Mark A.
Modern Language Journal, v64 n2 p203-09 Sum 1980
Examines a sampling of current ESL reading instruction practices, addressing the concern that the lack of a generally accepted theory of L2 reading constitutes a major obstacle to teaching and testing ESL reading skills. Summarizes the results of two studies and discusses their implications for ESL teachers. (MES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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