The Effect of Speed Reading Strategies on Developing Reading Comprehension among the 2nd Secondary Students in English Language

Mahmoud Sulaiman Hamad Bani Abdelrahman, Muwafaq Saleem Bsharah


This study aimed to find the effect of speed reading strategies on developing reading comprehension among second secondary literary stream students in English language.

The sample of the study consists of (42) students assigned into two groups who were chosen randomly from schools, a controlled group (21) students, and an experimental (21) students trained on speed reading strategies during the academic year 2013/2014.

The study used a training material, pre and post reading comprehension tests were administrated (Rababa’h, 1991). T. test results revealed that there were significant differences at (? ? 0.05) among the students’ means in favor of the experimental group.

In the light of the results, it is recommended that teachers should train students extensively on the use of speed reading strategies.

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

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