publication . Article . 2012

The Effects of Cognitive Strategies i.e. Note-Making and Underlining on Iranian EFL Learners' Reading Comprehension

Amir Mahdavi; Sadaf Azimi;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 2012 Journal: International Journal of Applied Linguistics and English Literature (issn: 2200-3592, eissn: 2200-3452, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Australian International Academic Centre PTY. LTD.
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of using cognitive strategies namely note- making and underlining, on Iranian EFL learners’ reading comprehension. In doing so, 60 female fourth year high school EFL learners were selected by means of the NELSON test (050A). They were then divided randomly into three groups, each group consisting of 20 homogeneous students: two experimental groups, and one control group. The experimental groups practiced note making (group A) and underlining reading strategies (group B) on the same reading materials while the control group received the placebo. Then, all the subjects in the three groups took the same readi...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Cognitive Strategies, Note- Making, Underlining, Reading Comprehension, Philology. Linguistics, P1-1091, English literature, PR1-9680, Linguistics and Language, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Literature and Literary Theory, Language and Linguistics, Homogeneous, Analysis of variance, Reading comprehension, Mathematics education, Pedagogy, Cognition, Psychology
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publication . Article . 2012

The Effects of Cognitive Strategies i.e. Note-Making and Underlining on Iranian EFL Learners' Reading Comprehension

Amir Mahdavi; Sadaf Azimi;