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Cho, Kyoung-Sook; Krashen, Stephen – Reading Improvement, 2002
Discusses how a mother's efforts to encourage her children to read in English as a foreign language were not successful until she allowed the children to select their own reading. Concludes that self-selected reading resulted in clear improvements in attitudes toward English reading and obvious gains in English competence. (SG)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, English (Second Language), Mothers, Parent Role