Reading Strategies

Topics: Reading, Teaching English as a foreign language, Education, Reading comprehension, Language education, Strategy / Pages: 14 (3492 words) / Published: Feb 10th, 2012
CAN THO UNIVERSITY
ENGLISH DEPARTMENT
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Research Paper:

READING STRATEGIES FOR ACADEMIC STUDENTS

Teacher: Le Thi Tuyet Mai, M.A. Student: Chu Thi Thai Hien Class: CHAV k.17 Student’s Code: 161015

Cantho - December, 2010

TABLE OF CONTENT

CHAPTER I: INTRODUCTION 2 CHAPTER II: LITERATURE 4 II. 1. Definition of Strategies 4 II. 2. Distinction between Strategies and Skills 4 II. 3. Difference Strategic Readers from Poor Readers 4 II. 4. Some Methods for Teaching Reading Strategies 6 II. 4. 1. Before Reading 6 II. 4. 2. During Reading 6 II. 4. 3. After Reading 6 II. 5. Some Techniques for Teaching Reading Strategies 6 II. 5. 1. Some Techniques for Teaching Before-Reading Strategies 7 II. 5. 2. Some Techniques for Teaching During-Reading Strategies 7 II. 5. 3. Some Techniques for Teaching After-Reading Strategies 7 II. 6. Kinds of Strategy 7 II. 6. 1. Study Reading 8 II. 6. 2. Skimming 8 II. 6. 3. Scanning 8 II. 6. 4. SQRW 8 CHAPTER III: APPLICATION 10 III. 1. For Students 10 III. 2. For the Reading Teachers 11 CHAPTER IV: CONCLUSION 13 REFERENCES 14

CHAPTER I: INTRODUCTION

Reading is an essential skill in human life. People are trained to learn how to read at very early age and they read with many purposes such as reading for pleasure or reading to earn experience or simply to know what is happening around them. In academic setting, reading is assumed to be the central means for learning new information and gaining access to alternative explanations. Reading also provides people with the foundation for synthesis and critical evaluation skill. In addition, reading is the primary means for independent learning, whether the goal is performing better on academic tasks, learning more about subject matter, or improving language abilities (Grabe and Stoller, as cited in Celce-Murcia, 2001). However, according to Dr. Kathleen King (Reading



References: A Strategies for Reading Textbooks, (n.d.). Retrieved December 3rd, 2010 from http://www.how-to-study.com/study-skills/en/studying/40/a-strategy-for-reading-textbooks/ Anderson, N Becoming a Flexible Reader, (n.d.). Retrieved December 3rd, 2010 from http://www.how-to-study.com/study-skills/en/studying/33/becoming-a-flexible-reader/ Brown, H.D Dr. Kathleen King, (n.d.). Reading Strategies, Lecture from University. Retrieved December 14th, 2010 from http://www.isu.edu/~kingkath/readstrt.html Grabe, W., Stoller, F Hawkins, B., (2001). Teaching Children to Read in a Second Language. In Celce-Murcia, M. (Ed.), Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language. (2rd ed). Boston: Heinle. McNamara, Danielle S. (2009). The importance of teaching reading strategies, The Perspectives on Language and Literacy. Retrieved December 14th, 2010 from http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_7694/is_200904/ai_n32423755 Nunan, D Oxford, R.L. (2003). Language Learning Styles and Strategies. Retrieved February 28, 2008, from web.ntpu.edu.tw/~language/workshop/read2.pdf Reading Strategies, (n.d.)

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