ERIC Number: EJ544523
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Reading with a Purpose: Communicative Reading Tasks for the Foreign Language Classroom.
Knutson, Elizabeth M.
Foreign Language Annals, v30 n1 p49-57 Spr 1997
Reviews research demonstrating that reading texts with a particular perspective facilitates comprehension and increases reader interest. Suggests approaches to the teaching of texts that provide learners with purpose, including student-generated text collections, communicative tasks with reading components and interest tasks. (31 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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