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Title: The Effect of Using the Summary Strategy on Improving Birzeit University EFL Students’ Reading Comprehension
Authors: Abed, Tagreed Bajes Butros Abed
Keywords: English language - Study and teaching - Palestine
English language - Study and teaching (Higher) - Palestine
English language - Study and teaching - Arabic speakers
Reading comprehension - Evaluation
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: 2570 مجلة جامعة القدس المفتوحة للأبحاث والدراسات التربوية والنفسية البحث رقم
Abstract: Abstract This study investigated the effect of incorporating the summary strategy on developing students’ reading comprehension. The study was implemented in English Communication 141 course (ENGC) at Birzeit University. The quasi-experimental approach was applied and employed one experimental group (EG) consisting of twenty-seven male and female students and another control group (CG) comprised thirty-two students. A reading comprehension pre-test was administered to determine the participants’ level before the intervention. The experimental group received an eight-week treatment using the summary strategy while the regular method was used to teach the control group. Both groups were taught by the researcher herself to control the variables of the study. A post-test was administered to find whether there was any improvement in the groups’ performance. The results revealed that there was statistically significant difference between the two groups in favor of the experimental group. Key words: Reading, reading comprehension, reading strategies, summary
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11889/5393
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