I love learning new stuff especially when it comes to English Language Learning and Teaching , I have been studying more and more about the receptive skills reading and listening and I would love to dedicate this entire page to reading terms and stuff related to it.
So what do you usually read ? and how do you read it ? what are some of the challenges you face when reading.
I will post relevant answers to those questions and more.
Before moving forward , let ‘s pay attention to some terms.
Reading is a complex cognitive process of decoding symbols in order to construct or derive meaning
Reading comprehension is defined as the level of understanding of a text/message
Autonomous readers: readers that can manage without a teacher.
Extensive reading is an aid to language learning, including foreign language learning, by means of a large amount of reading which is expected to statistically increase unknown word encounters and associated learning opportunities by inferencing.
Word lists by frequency are lists of a language’s words grouped by frequency of occurrence within some given text corpus, either by levels or as a ranked list, serving the purpose of vocabulary acquisition. A word list by frequency “provides a rational basis for making sure that learners get the best return for their vocabulary learning effort”
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