Effect of Meta-cognitive Strategy Training on Chinese EFL Learners’ Reading Competence


  •  Xinyan Wang    

Abstract

For EFL learners, reading is one of the most important ways of language input. How to improve learners’ reading competence has always been the concern of language teachers and researchers. The concept of meta-cognition is known as cognition about cognition. It is described as the knowledge and control of individual’s thinking process and learning activities. The purpose of applying meta-cognitive strategies to English reading lies in improving learners’ reading efficiency. This paper reports a research on Chinese EFL college students concerning the application of meta-cognitive strategies in their English reading. Statistics show the positive effect of meta-cognitive strategies on their English reading competence.



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