Reading Comprehension in Language Learning

Creator: Valentina Cerda

Description: Reading comprehension is the understanding of what is being read, this project focuses on reading comprehension in language learning. Finding the bridge between how reading comprehension can allow students to strengthen their speaking abilities. Using technology resources reading comprehension can be practiced and implemented to further strengthen knowledge.

La comprensión de lectura es el entender de lo que estas leyendo. Este proyecto se centra en la comprensión lectora en el aprendizaje de idiomas. Encontrar el puente entre cómo la comprensión lectora puede permitir a los estudiantes fortalecer sus habilidades para hablar. El uso de recursos tecnológicos se puede practicar e implementar la comprensión lectora para fortalecer aún más el conocimiento.

Resources:

Building Educational Capacity. America’s Languages: Investing in Language Education for the 21st Century | American Academy of Arts and Sciences. (n.d.). https://www.amacad.org/publication/americas-languages/section/5.

  • Describes language education in the 21st century, speaks about studies on language learning students.

Byrnes, Heidi. (2000). Review of Reading German. Language Learning & Technology, 3(2), 21–26. http://dx.doi.org/10125/25069

  • Talks about the importance of reading comprehension in language education, reading comprehension strategies.

Renandya, W.A., Rajan, B.R.S., &Jacobs, G.M. (20099). Extensive Reading With Adult Learners of English as a Second Language. In T. Hedge, N. Andon, M. Dewey (Eds), English Language Teaching: Major Themes in Education Vol IV (pp. 182-1970. London: Routledge

  • Highlights reading practices, as well as significant studies found within.

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