Developing Students’ Reading Ability through Extensive Reading

Fanshao Meng

Abstract


A good reading competence is a necessity for those studying English for academic and occupational purposes. Based on the results of previous research, theory and practice on L2 Extensive Reading, this paper analyses current situation for teaching and learning reading in our Chinese universities and proposes practical applications of extensive reading to a Chinese university, which is sure to improve students’ reading competence as well as their linguistic capabilities. It attempts to provide some pedagogical implications to the foreign language teaching and learning.


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English Language Teaching       ISSN 1916-4742 (Print)   ISSN  1916-4750 (Online)

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