publication . Bachelor thesis . 2011

Efficient reading in standardized tests for EFL learners : a case study of reading strategies used by Chinese English major students in TEM-4

Xia, Yan;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Publisher: Högskolan Kristianstad, Sektionen för lärande och miljö
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
The aim of this study is to investigate the reading strategies used by Chinese English major students in the reading component in standardized national tests of TEM-4 with regard to reading efficiency. The research questions include: 1) what strategies are used by the students in TEM-4 test context; 2) whether there is a significant correlation between strategy use and efficient reading in the test; 3) what kinds of reading problems are revealed in the students’ use of processing strategies; 4) what can teachers do to promote efficient reading in classrooms. The data were collected from 25 English major students, including their reading efficiency indicated in t...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: reading strategy, efficient reading, TEM-4, General Language Studies and Linguistics, Jämförande språkvetenskap och allmän lingvistik
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