TITLE

Development of Critical Reading Skills in English Classes

AUTHOR(S)
DEIMANTE, Dagnija
PUB. DATE
January 2019
SOURCE
LANGUAGE ACQUISITION: Problems & Perspective: Conference Proceed;2019, Issue 15, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The aim of this paper is to emphasize the importance of critical reading skills in the modern society. It is essential to acquire critical reading skills in school because they are the skills which will be used in life-long education, both at the university and at work. Also, it is necessary to possess critical reading skills in order not to be manipulated and to be a media literate person. The article gives a brief insight into researcers' views on critical reading, as well as on reading comprehension as describes some basic critical reading strategies. It has been claimed that EFL students should combine the traditional reading comprehension exercises that focus basically on vocabulary, grammar and text structure with specific critical reading strategies. Here the art of the teacher comes in because it is the teacher who can design the appropriate strategies for the students so that they become critical and independent learners.
ACCESSION #
136972802

 

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