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ERIC Number: EJ920608
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0553
Issues in Second-Language Reading: Implications for Acquisition and Instruction
Nassaji, Hossein
Reading Research Quarterly, v46 n2 p173-184 Apr-Jun 2011
The study of second-language (L2) reading comprehension and instruction has become the focus of increasing attention in the past few decades. Two recent publications, "Reading in a Second Language: Moving From Theory to Practice" by William Grabe and "Second Language Reading Research and Instruction: Crossing the Boundaries" edited by ZhaoHong Han and Neil J. Anderson, have each explored and provided up-to-date analyses of current theory and research in L2 reading and their implications for reading pedagogy. Grabe has provided a detailed examination of the various processes involved in L2 reading and their implications for effective classroom instruction. Han and Anderson have addressed the issue of L2 reading research and pedagogy by putting together a useful collection of essays, each exploring a specific aspect of L2 reading. This article reviews the two books and evaluates their theoretical, empirical, and practical insights. (Contains 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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