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Academic Paper

Title: Factors Responsible for Poor English Reading Comprehension at Secondary Level
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Author: Bahram Kazemian
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Institution: Islamic Azad University, Tabriz
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics
Subject Language: English
Abstract: The present study shows factors responsible for poor English reading comprehension at secondary school level students. The purpose of this study is to explore those factors and to suggest remedies how to strengthen English reading comprehension of the students. English is the 2nd language of Pakistani students and Kachru (1996) places it in the outer circle. Test and interviews are conducted to get the data. Different factors like poor command of vocabulary, habit of cramming, no interest to learn creativity in reading but the sole goal is just to pass the examination which are found responsible for poor English reading comprehension. Motivation to learn reading can develop reading comprehension skill of students.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Publication Info: Communication and Linguistics Studies, Science Publishing Group, Vol. 1, No. 1, April 2015.
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