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Khaki, Nasrin – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2014
Second language reading comprehension is the most important skill required by students, especially in a foreign language context. One way to help these students improve their reading comprehension is strategy instruction. In the present study, the effect of two strategies, namely, summarizing and students-generated questions have been…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Improvement, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Tanaka, Hiroya; Stapleton, Paul – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2007
A lack of reading quantity in EFL (English as a Foreign Language) classrooms has remained one of the most serious problems faced by teachers of English in Japan. Although the extensive reading (ER) approach is regarded as having significant potential in addressing this problem, it is not used in many EFL classrooms. This study investigates the…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Pretests Posttests, Foreign Countries