Interactive approaches to second/foreign language reading and their implications

Sood, S. C. (2015) Interactive approaches to second/foreign language reading and their implications. Language and Language Teaching, 4 (1). pp. 41-45. ISSN 2277-307X

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Reading is an important activity in both first language (L1) and second/foreign language (SL/ FL) classrooms. Yet, conscious research into the process of reading is a recent activity. This research has brought about a significant change in our knowledge of what reading is. It tells us that there are three kinds of reading processes: (1) reading as decoding what the writer has coded, a bottom-up language-driven process; (2) reading as a top-down, concept-driven process; and (3) reading as an interactive compensatory process.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Sood, S. C.
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Language Reading,Interactive Approaches, language problem, linguistic competence
Subjects: Language
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Language and Language Teaching
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