Reading Comprehension for EFLs
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The paper reveals that English Learners (ELs) are of particular concern for educators in recent years, both due to their large numbers in areas like California and their poor comparative test scores. The paper focuses on the issue of reading comprehension and explains that children who cannot understand and make deductions based on hearing or reading narrative texts have problems with comprehension in all other areas. The paper discusses how focusing on narrative text comprehension in younger ELs is therefore necessary in combating the overall problems associated with teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) to young learners.
From the Paper:"English Learners (ELs) are of particular concern for educators in recent years. Both their large numbers in areas like California and their poor comparative test scores are a matter or concern for teachers and administrators alike (Garcia, 2003; Jepsen & de Alth, 2005; Richards, Leafstedt, & Gerber, 2001). Though many problems exist in teaching children for whom English is a second language, reading comprehension is one of the greatest issues. Children who cannot understand and make deductions based on hearing or reading narrative texts have problems with..."
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