Reading Reluctant Readers

dc.contributor.advisor Brown, James D.
dc.contributor.author Day, Richard R. en_US
dc.contributor.author Bamford, Julian en_US
dc.contributor.department University of Hawaii at Manoa. Department of Second Language Studies. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2016-05-09T22:06:40Z
dc.date.available 2016-05-09T22:06:40Z
dc.date.issued 2000 en_US
dc.description.abstract 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. en_US
dc.format.digitalorigin reformatted digital en_US
dc.format.extent 14 pages en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/40807
dc.language eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartof University of Hawai'i Working Papers in English as a Second Language 18(2)
dc.title Reading Reluctant Readers en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US
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