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Cho, Kyung Sook – Reading Improvement, 2006
Films in English are extremely challenging for those studying English as a foreign language. In this study, an attempt was made to make an English film more comprehensible by asking subjects to read an abridged version of the novel the film was based on before seeing the film. Subjects reported that reading the book first increased…
Descriptors: Nonprint Media, English (Second Language), Films, Critical Viewing
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Seung-Yoeun, Yoo; SookHee, Lee – Reading Improvement, 2006
Parents must be the first teachers and the best English teachers for children in their whole life. Now in Korea, some brave and challenging mothers are innovating new English approaches in their homes with their young kids. They have goals that their children come to possess the ability to use the English language as a vehicle to think and solve…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction
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Cho, Kyung-Sook; Ahn, Kyoung-Ok; Krashen, Stephen – Reading Improvement, 2005
Narrow reading means reading in only one genre, one subject matter, or the work of one author. The case for narrow reading was first presented over twenty years ago (Krashen, 1981). Narrow reading, it was argued, has the advantage of providing the developing reader with a familiar context, that is, familiar background knowledge that helps make…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Ability
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Yoo, Seung-Yoeun – Reading Improvement, 2005
For the two past two decades, a child-centered view and integration of curriculum have become critical to developing literacy. Also, the emphasis on the importance of the teacher's role in teaching literacy has increased. Thus, teachers have been provided with the opportunity to reflect on their beliefs about children literacy and to increase…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Kim, Myoungsoon; Kwon, Heekyoung – Reading Improvement, 2002
Explores the differences in attitudes of three groups of facilitators toward emergent literacy learning, in relation to child's age, child's sex, and type of early childhood education facilities in Korea. Identifies the discrepancies in attitudes toward emergent literacy learning. Notes a significant difference in writing, but not in reading…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Early Childhood Education, Emergent Literacy, Family School Relationship