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Kang, Yusun – English Teaching, 2021
Numerous studies have supported the simple view of reading by showing the significant predictive roles of oral language comprehension ability and decoding skills in the reading comprehension of monolinguals and second language learners. However, little is known about its applicability to young foreign language learners who do not have much access…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Processes, Phonological Awareness, Oral Language
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Min, Soohyun; Paek, Jin Kyung; Kang, Yusun – English Teaching, 2019
In argumentative writing, writers are expected to use hedged expressions and stance devices through specific linguistic expressions to convince their proposition effectively. Yet little research attention has been paid to whether the inclusion of such devices is related to the overall quality of second or foreign language learners' argumentative…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Writing (Composition), Advanced Students, Second Language Learning
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Park, Junhee; Kang, Yusun – English Teaching, 2018
As research evidence for the facilitative effects of reading strategies on reading comprehension has been accumulating, research and pedagogical interests in prereading strategies such as prediction and schema[superscript activation] are increasing. Yet, little research evidence of how actual performance on such tasks may be related to reading…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Schemata (Cognition), Inferences, Language Proficiency