Reading Reluctant Readers

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2000
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Day, Richard R.
Bamford, Julian
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Yet it is possible for students to discover the benefits and pleaiures of being able to read in English. This can happen if extensive reading is incorporated into the EFL curriculum. This article introduces extensive reading as a way of improving students' attitude and motivation toward EFL reading as well as improving their proficiency in reading and their English language ability. we begin by explaining that easy and interesting reading material is the key factor in extensive reading. we discuss how to gather a library of suitable reading materials and how to encourage students to read them' Finally, we propose several ways of fitting extensive reading into the EFL curriculum.
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